VW golf - rumbling noise

VW golf - rumbling noise



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1 posts

6 months

Saturday 11th July 2020
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Hi I was wondering if anyone can help. I have a golf 2L GT TDI 2005 and recently when going above 40mph I hear a rumbling noise, no blow on exhaust, wheel bearings have been checked, no noise when idling. Does anyone have any thoughts on what it could be?



1,949 posts

180 months

Thursday 16th July 2020
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Can often be tyres - run your hand along the tread - if the blocks are serrated, it will cause a sound similar to worn wheel bearings


9,405 posts

175 months

Thursday 16th July 2020
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As said above, probably caused by abnormal wear on the rear tyres. Golf MK5s and other models based on the same platform are prone to this.


11,614 posts

171 months

Friday 17th July 2020
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Do you have matching tyres? Any signs of unusual wear on any of them? Have you checked your tyre pressures?