MY ACCORD STARTED MAKING A LOW HUMMING NOISE A ...

  • Tiny
  • DRC2009
  • 1997 Honda Accord
  • 213,000 miles

My Accord started making a low "humming" noise a few months ago. It has gotten louder and now has a "whump, whump' with it. Several people told me that I needed to replace a tire(which I did), and then have my tires balanced(which I did). Noise has not gone away. It is not an engine problem as the noise stops when the car does. It sounds like it is coming from the front. Any suggestions?

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Friday, February 15th, 2013 AT 3:12 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Recheck all tires and make sure none of them have uneven wear or a shifted belt. Also, tell me if the sound changes pitch when you make turns.

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Friday, February 15th, 2013 AT 3:15 AM
  • Tiny
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Sound does not change when making turns. But then it isn't that loud driving through town. I can really start to hear it at 40 and above. Thanks!

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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 6:59 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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Have the wheel bearings checked.

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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 2:02 PM
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I will do that! Thank you

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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 7:24 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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You're welcome.

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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 7:44 PM

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