wheel bearing noise in high speed turns


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wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby duck2008 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:04 pm



I was riding this weekend and noticed that when leaning into turns 50 -60 MPH the bike made a noise that i hadn't heard before, it was like a roar and happened on both left and right turns. Is this common 2008 wing. :?:



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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:06 am

Do your tires have different tread out towards the edges? Roaring could be simply tire tread on the road. Unlike a car, wheel bearings in a bike are not subject to much lateral stress in turns, so bearing problems don't usually manifest themselves in turns like they do in a car.

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby duck2008 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:34 pm

Thanks,

I'm using Dunlap E-3's and thought it might just be road noise. I had a passenger and more weight in the trunk and side bags to boot.

Don

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby FlyBoy2121 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:42 pm

I Dock 2008 :D

I would be surprised that there have four bearings that is defective, were four large bearings very solid, I have 35,000 pounds on my GoldWing, they are excellent.

my GoldWing 2003 makes the same sound as your GoldWing, I also have Elite 3 and between 50 and 70 pounds front wheel bearing failed as a scold.

Did a test, raise the front wheel with a jack under the pan of the engine is turned your wheel, you'll hear the rubbing of your front brake if you heard growling you have a faulty bearing.

But it would surprise me. Ok !1

FlyBoy2121 :)

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby duck2008 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:28 pm

thanks I'll checkthe bearing.

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby thrasherg » Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:51 pm

FlyBoy2121 wrote:I Dock 2008 :D

I would be surprised that there have four bearings that is defective, were four large bearings very solid, I have 35,000 pounds on my GoldWing, they are excellent.

FlyBoy2121 :)


How do you get that much weight on a goldwing? :o or did you mean miles and it's just a typo? :lol:

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby FlyBoy2121 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:56 pm

I thrasherg

It is a mistake on my part, is 35,000 km, like I'm missing much English, I write with translation software.
Thank you for reminding me my mistake. :lol:

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Re: wheel bearing noise in high speed turns

Postby chucknorris » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:23 am

[quote][/quote]I had dunlop e3's on aswell took the front off now only have humming from the back Lop so that tells me it is time to get rid of the Dunflop and put a bridgestone on the back aswell.I would say that's your problem aswell.


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