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4ingDrive
04-19-2005, 08:42 PM
I tried searching but couldn't really find an answer. I notice a noise/vibration that's continually getting worse. It happens when I go around a bend or an on or off ramp. It started months ago but is getting worse. I only remember it happening when going over 20 mph.

Bigblk4
04-19-2005, 09:36 PM
I would say tie rods or wheel bearings. Jack the car up and see how much slop is in the wheel. If you can move it back and forth it is more than likely your tie rods.

jones3000
04-19-2005, 09:58 PM
depending on your mileage, warranty may cover it. Look for a clank noise over bumps and alot of play in the wheel.

4ingDrive
04-20-2005, 04:12 PM
I'm not getting a noise over bumps. Just when turning at higher speeds.

Thanks for the input guys.

BoostinA4
04-20-2005, 06:52 PM
then its wheel bearing

TheBlueMartin
04-20-2005, 07:11 PM
Or a bent wheel. If its causing a vibration when turning, the inside of a rim may be bent.

4ingDrive
04-20-2005, 08:23 PM
I've switched wheels and it's still there. Doesn't matter if I turn right or left it's pretty consistent.

Wholsea
04-21-2005, 04:34 AM
Does it sound like a humming?

4ingDrive
04-21-2005, 04:50 AM
I've had bad wheel bearings on other cars before but this doesn't sound like those did. It's more like a pulsating humming/vibration.

OutkastSL
04-21-2005, 08:31 AM
could it be your axles? it sounds like it to me...humming/bibratoin on turns right? did you see any grease while you were changing the rims? check your cv boots.

4ingDrive
04-21-2005, 08:44 AM
It's on right and left turns. I'll pull the wheels and see what I can see. Thanks.

4ingDrive
04-21-2005, 08:52 AM
If it were axles wouldn't it vibrate going straight as well as turning?

Silvant
04-21-2005, 09:40 AM
sounds strange but it could be your brakes.. do you have an upgraded system?

4ingDrive
04-21-2005, 09:43 AM
No upgraded brakes, although I kinda suspected my brakes before. I plan on doing the A8 upgrade. I have the carriers, just need to get the rest. I do have a slight vibration while braking but it's not real bad.