sounds like snow tires on the front.... - Forums

S-Class (W126) 1979-1991: 300 SE, 300 SEL, 380 SE, 380 SEL, 420 SEL, 500 SEL, 560 SEL, 360 SEC, 500 SEC, 580 SEC, 300 SD TURBODIESEL, 300 SDL TURBO, 350 SD TURBO, 350 SDL TURBO

sounds like snow tires on the front....

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
Old 08-11-2005, 04:43 AM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, California - USA
Posts: 91
Drives: 2002 S500
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
sounds like snow tires on the front....

hi guys,

i am experiencing a road noise that seems to be coming from the front of my 1990 560SEC.

It sounds like if you had put snow tires on the front of your car/truck.

I thought it might be the tire itself, so I rotated the tires., but the sound is still up front.

I am thinking wheel bearing, or because a sound can really transmit through a chasis and can be hard to pinpoint.., maybe carrier bearing on the driveshaft ?

It doesn't seem to change in volume or pitch when I turn., and if I take the transmission out of gear while rolling, it is still there.

Does it at all speeds.., does not seem to get much louder with higher speeds.

any ideas out there ?

kevinrea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2005, 04:59 PM   #2
Super Member
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 519
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
front wheel bearing
MBHustla858 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2003 E55 for sale jparch Mercedes Vehicles 9 02-03-2016 06:05 AM
4-matic mis3 C Class (W205) 6 09-05-2015 04:11 PM
Winter plans thomles Wheels, Tires, Suspension & Brakes Forum-Sponsored By Tire Rack 0 09-04-2015 09:32 PM
Track tires, Toyo R888's vs Nitto NT01's. Bigtickets C63 AMG (W204) 5 09-04-2015 03:37 PM
FS: 2005 E320 4matic Estate marc hanna Mercedes Vehicles 0 09-02-2015 08:16 AM

car, front, snow, snowtires, sound, sounds, soundz, studded, suddenly, tire, tires, wheel

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:53 AM.

Copyright 2001-2012 InternetBrands, Inc. / All Rights Reserved.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: