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godtool
07-28-2010, 03:15 PM
When I'm in 2wd I get road noise that sounds like the front end is in 4wd eventhough light on dash says 2wd. I pulled over a driveshaft was unnlocked. I was thinking maybe cv joints are going? It has 250,000 kms on it. I noticed when I turn sharply around corners going left sound goes away... any ideas??

tchevy
07-28-2010, 05:38 PM
wheel bearing. replaced as a whole hub unit.

Happypants
07-28-2010, 05:44 PM
Yup wheel bearing, luckly our Chevys arnt too much to replace, 270 each for my 1 ton, I replaced both of em and they come with new abs sensors as well,

85chevy
07-28-2010, 06:14 PM
Your always in 4 wheel drive in newer trucks the transfer case just doesn't send power to the front end but its always spinning so the unit bearing is going and u better get it fixed cuz they can cause some damage if they go.

Kingblazer84
07-28-2010, 06:18 PM
well it sounds like a wheel bearing noise but just to double check jack the front end up put jack stands underneath it let it down on the jacks stands then lift on the bottom and top of the tire in an towards you motion back and forth there should be less then 1/8" of movement there and if its sloppy then you def need a wheel bearing hub assembly

godtool
08-04-2010, 07:57 AM
Thanks, bought a unit bearing, under 300 with my lordco acct. Bought some brake pads too. Yah its getting worse will change this week...