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Old 01-21-2009, 12:06 AM   #1
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Recently Ive been hearing a loud howling sound coming from the rear of my Ek. Does any know what could be the problem?
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Old 01-21-2009, 12:15 AM   #2
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either your brakes are locking up some how or wheel bearing?
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Old 01-21-2009, 12:18 AM   #3
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Get some silver and check the rear for werewolves. It's fairly common for them to slumber in EK trunks......

On a side note, what do you mean by howling? like a loud metal to metal screeching noise? Or like wind noise? Specifics would be more help.
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hmmm If my brakes were locking up I wouldve felt it but maybe it could be the wheel bearings.....hey do you know how much would they cost?
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Haha umm it doesnt sound like screeching but more like wind noise
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Get some silver and check the rear for werewolves. It's fairly common for them to slumber in EK trunks......

On a side note, what do you mean by howling? like a loud metal to metal screeching noise? Or like wind noise? Specifics would be more help.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:46 AM   #6
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definatly a wheel bearing unless your back window seal is screwed.... i had the same problem going about 60 - 80 usually sets the thing off goto the wreckers, I'm in Ontario and got a quote $40 for the hub and bearing dont know if u can buy just bearings anymore maybe but chances are your old one will be a bitch to get out so its better just replacing the hub/bearing
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deff. wheel bearing
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thats a sign saying your cars a beast!

sike naw... its your bearings.
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wheel bearing whine + vtec = super fast race car yo
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Fixing a bad rear bearing is a straightforward DIY job. Just replace the hub unit bearing:




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