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Xtype 2008 120k ,noticeable whooshing noise when pulling away

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xtype 2008 120k ,noticeable whooshing noise when pulling away in 2nd & 3rd gear ,had the car 3 years no issues,but just noticed this problem in the last week or two?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
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Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 1 year ago.
Hello, welcome. My name is***** will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.
Is the noise coming from the front or rear of the vehicle?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
front,the sound is not noticeable when the car is idleing, more noticeable when accelerating between gears,
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 1 year ago.
From what you are describing the issue that you are having is the beginning of a failing front hub/wheel bearing, this is fairly common and results in this sound. The front hub bearings will need to be checked as a first step.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks I will get them checked
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 1 year ago.
No problem, thank you. Also you can respond back to this question at anytime after rating positive if you need further help.

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