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I have a 2008 997 career as tip, it's started making a sound

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Hi , I have a 2008 997 career as tip , it's started making a sound like a grown when I slow under 30 mph or braking at low speed , it not a brake sound as these were replaced a month ago and the sound started just before that also the noise that your hear from I assume the alternator whine seems to be louder , do you have any ideas please
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Anthony
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi no I will have to take the car to the dealer
Expert:  350matt replied 2 months ago.

Hello

if the noise changes when cornering then its possibly a wheel bearing

you can check this by jack the car up so the wheel is off the ground (you’ll need to do this for all 4 corners) and shake the tyre from top to bottom and from side to side (with someone holding the steering wheel on the front) there should be no play in either direction. Any play in 1 direction will usually require a joint to be replaced, if there’s play in both directions then the wheel bearing may be at fault

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