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Old 10 Jul 2008, 11:43 pm
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Default '06 PT driver's side vibration hum

Anyone have any leads or worked a vibration, humming at speeds of 45 mph and up ? When I turn the wheel for a left turn, becomes more pronounced.
Have looked under and found front small spoiler / deflector to be source of a large part of the vibration, but after resecuring the spoiler, still have some noise.
Anyone run into this ?
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Old 12 Jul 2008, 07:32 pm
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Sounds like you've joined the wheel nearing club....
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O.K. I'll bite, what's the wheel nearing club ?
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Old 13 Jul 2008, 05:31 am
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I thing QSD meant "bearing", that's when your wheel bearings are starting to go and ready to be replaced.

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Thanks Hooligan, will check bearings.
Was leaning toward a fairing cause, but bearing is definitley something to check as well.
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is there car still covered under warrenty ?? if so take it to a dealership, and take someone for a ride so they can feel it
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It WAS the wheel bearing. I ended up pulling the front spiler off to eliminate any suspect items, but in the long run, the drivers side outer wheel bearing was the culprit. Dealer claims this is not unusual at all for PT Cruiser.
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so you got it fixed right ?? was it covered ??
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Default Re: '06 PT driver's side vibration hum

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It WAS the wheel bearing. I ended up pulling the front spiler off to eliminate any suspect items, but in the long run, the drivers side outer wheel bearing was the culprit. Dealer claims this is not unusual at all for PT Cruiser.
Im going to take a rough guess and say that 75% or more have encountered the whole Wheel Bearing problem.....Wait until your Lower Control Arm Bushing needs to be replaced!

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