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Diagnose rear noise - '97 Impreza


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#1 brando

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Posted 08 September 2005 - 11:14 PM

I just bought a 5 spd. '97 Impreza Brighton wagon. There's a noticeable hum in the cabin coming from the rear of the car, faster=louder. It kind of oscillates too, so I'm pretty sure there's a problem.

- Is noise from the rear common?
- Can I assume it's the rear diff? (I'm new to AWD)
- Is it horrible to drive with this condition, or can I get away with it for a few km? (I probably can't afford a replacement right away.)

Any help greatly appreciated!

--bh

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#2 Andyjo

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Posted 08 September 2005 - 11:45 PM

Bearings, because Imprezas have ************ for bearings... have them replaced with legacy bearings, there was a service bulliten about it somewhere...




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