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Old 08-12-2017, 12:11 PM   #1
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tire noise

Hey all. My '02 tires are humming like runflats. Anything I should look at? I got new fronts 4 months ago. They look fine, but now humming like my MINI run flats. Annoying.
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Keep getting noisier too
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Get your alignment checked. If your toe or camber is out of whack, your tires will wear unevenly and eventually produce noise.
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What kind of tires do you have?

Take them to the shop you got them at and have them all inspected and balanced and rotated and take your car to a shop for alignment. If they still have it then, you just bought some noisy tires...
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I've seen a number of brand new tires be completely junk, but since it took a few months to appear then X2 to Heiss and Magus. How does the steering wheel sit when you are driving straight? I'd get an alignment first, I'd assume that because you just put new tires on the front then they are in better shape then the rear so I wouldn't rotate them unless you want to do side to side

Toe is the main killer of tires and the biggest noise maker, camber wouldn't cause more noise unless it was really off and you're to the metal in the tire, that would make a lot of noise
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got an alignment yesterday and still noisy. No uneven ware and this noise just started a couple weeks ago. I guess I'll try getting them rotated and see what happens. Maybe just a bad set of tires. Should still be under warranty I hope
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Did the noise start as soon as you put new tires on? Some brands/styles are just noisier than others.

What exact tires did you get?
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BF Goodrich G-Force Comp 2. Just started getting noisy a couple weeks ago.
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what did you replace and what are you comparing it to? My jeep has tire noise, but its a 33 x 12.5 MT tire. compared to a small road tire that thing it Loud, compared to other MT's its on the more quite side.

You have provided almost no detail to go off of.

Previous tire type and size? current tire size of the BFG Comp 2? How many miles on them? how loud? you can hear them with the windows down or you can hear them with the windows up and the music set to SPL dB Drag mode?
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If alignment is good, I'd take it back to the place that put the tires on, they very possibly could be bad tires. We had a dually powerstroke that came back with a vibration twice, ended up tracing it down to one tire being a problem. It was under warranty, and the guy never had to pay a cent for bringing it back
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