IPD sale XeMODeX - Experts in Volvo Electronics
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy your stuff using this and it helps MVS!

1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on S40 and V40. In this forum you'll find S40/V40-specific owners asking and answering questions on maintenance, ownership, repairs, tutorials and almost every do-it-yourself thing you can do to save money owning these Volvos.

1996 - 2004 S40
1996 - 2004 V40

nancynywoman
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:07 am
Year and Model: 1993 240
Location: New York
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 0
United States of America
nancynywoman

1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by nancynywoman » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:23 am

The problem: very occasional roaring/grinding /rubbing sound seems to be coming from right rear of car. Happens mostly when it is cold outside. Starts roaring/grinding from the rear and then stops when I accelerate or stop the car and then go again.
Then stops.

Sound happens mostly as I first drive away after first few minutes Happened one year ago then happened again when it snowed. Noise stops when I stop the car and then go again. Noise happened when it was extremely cold this past week then not again till today when it was cold again. When I stopped car restarted did not happen again. I ride around with my recorder on in my phone so that i record it because mechanics tend not to believe me that noise is happening since they cannot reproduce it.
Please any thoughts I want to be able to say to mechanic what I think it is. Possibly.
Car drives so well otherwise.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.



nancynywoman
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:07 am
Year and Model: 1993 240
Location: New York
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 0
United States of America
nancynywoman

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by nancynywoman » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:25 am

I put the attachment so you can see the car. I know it's a video hope that is okay.
I have babied this car since I got it in 2009.



User avatar
June
Posts: 1545
Joined: Wed May 04, 2016 11:18 am
Year and Model: 2004 S80 T6
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Has thanked: 236 times
Been thanked: 124 times
United States of America
June

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by June » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:58 am

Have you changed the oil in the axle? Also have the driveshaft checked. Maybe one of the joints is on it's way out. June
These users thanked the author June for the post:
nancynywoman


My Volvo cars owned
1989 740 GLT ordered
1994 850 4door standard shift ordered
1996 960 ordered
1998 S90 ordered totalled after 3 weeks
1998 V70 GT dealer stock car
2002 S80 T6 ordered totalled
2004 S80 T6 dealer stock car and current car owned

nancynywoman
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:07 am
Year and Model: 1993 240
Location: New York
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 0
United States of America
nancynywoman

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by nancynywoman » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:10 pm

Thank you! Am seeking any and all suggestions. Will write this down.
Really is so strange happens so randomly.



difflock54
Posts: 464
Joined: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:45 pm
Year and Model: V40 Nordic 2002
Location: Wellington. New Zealand.
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 2 times
New Zealand
difflock54

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by difflock54 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:50 am

Maybe the linings on the emergency brake shoes sticking within the hubs of the rear brake rotors. The linings can dislodge from the shoes completely.
These users thanked the author difflock54 for the post:
nancynywoman



nancynywoman
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:07 am
Year and Model: 1993 240
Location: New York
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 0
United States of America
nancynywoman

Re: 1993 Volvo 240 wagon roaring sound from rear

Post by nancynywoman » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:15 am

Thank you! Just saw your Prime Minister Jacinda Arden and Lorde with Stephen Colbert last night on US TV. (He is a very funny late night talk show host if you don't know who he is) She was so gracious. We 'met' her fiancee as well. Lovely. Brilliant segment.
Tonight Lucy Lawless.

Thank you New Zealand. And thanks for the idea.



Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post