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Harmonic noise when accelerating

When i accelerate from 30 mph my ford explorer is making a harmonic noise and it gets louder as I speed up but it stops instantly as soon as i let off the gas. I changed out the cv axles and the wheel bearings and its still making the noise. there is no shimmy from the front end so what is going on?

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Could be your harmonic balancer Rubber is bad.

Posted on Jan 15, 2018

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You say the rear wheel axles and bearings have been replaced, you mention nothing of the front wheels, you have the symptoms of a front wheel bearing being worn out, remove them and check for pitting in the bearing rollers or the bearing races, I am sure you will find a problem. Hope this helps solve your issue with the bearing noise.

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That's where I'd go first. check with driveline unloaded (neutral with wheels off the ground.)

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check the oil in your front diff, may need replacing, worst case scenario is the diff bearing is worn

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It sounds to me like the explorer has a bad hub bearing up front.I would have this checked out especially if one has become loose.The hub bearing take the place of what use to be wheel bearings:)

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