I love driving in the snow. So anytime we get a lot, I go out for a stroll. Anyways, on the way back the other day while coming down my street I heard a really weird warbling sound coming from the front right. I figured it was just packed snow/ice rubbing and forgot about it. Went out tonight and it started again while holding the wheel to the left (like going around bending turns). While at the gas station I noticed a bunch of snow still packed up and in the control arms (both sides) along with packed ice. Knocked it all out, but the sound is still there. I'm completely stumped. Stopped a 2nd time to make sure the CV shafts and boots weren't rubbing or touching anything, and didn't see anything out of the ordinary. But now it's making the sound at slow speeds (intermittently) and gets more pronounced when braking, but seems to be road speed dependent and not engine speed dependent, nor does it change with suspension travel. Putting in neutral while coasting makes no difference. I'm stumped. It's a low rumbling noise and sounds inconsistent. Thoughts? Trans failure?
Edited by Bushwick, 11 February 2014 - 12:51 AM.