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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (2001Wolfsburg1.8T)

Did you ever find an answer to this? I would like to know because I think my car is having the same noise when cruising around 50mph - 60mph
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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (jettafanatic)

I did Jettafanatic, and I got plenty of pad left on my rear pads. The front ones as still very thick. Almost new I want to say. I've had my car for 1 1/2 years now. I did read about mounting and unmounting the wheels will perhaps take care of it. But I don't wanna over tightened them or anything. (i.e Torque). I'm thinking of going to the dealership and see if they do it under warranty since I still have 32k miles on it.
 

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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (nuke941)

I think I'll try remounting them and make sure they are set @ 89lbs. tq
If that doesn't work than its a trip to the dealer
I did do the tire rotation about 2k ago so it might be the tread wear mentioned above.
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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (atoson)

Well today i went to discount tires and they remounted my wheels to factory specs (90 lbs. torque).
I will go to the dealer today because the remounting didn't do a thing to change the sound I'm hearing.
I'm now 80% sure that it might be my bearings going bad. I do have 32.5k miles on my car so it may be time for those to go.
I'll let you all know the outcome and what the dealer said.
Also Atoson, what you said above is exactly what I'm experiencing
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[Modified by Demon_GTI_CAT, 11:37 AM 4-21-2003]
 

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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (Bjaardker)

Thanks for the reassuring info Bjaardker!

I guess the dealership will have to replace my bearings.
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Re: Any one have an answer to Bearing noise? (Demon_GTI_CAT)

Well the dealership did fix the LEFT REAR wheel bearing under warranty. That's the one making all the humming sound. Now I can enjoy the sound of my little turbo a lot more!!!

Thanks again for all the feedback!


[Modified by Demon_GTI_CAT, 6:42 PM 4-23-2003]
 
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