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Hello all,
Running a '15 SRT and have an annoying drone sound coming from somewhere in front of the vehicle. It occurs right around the 40mph mark and gets slightly louder when on the freeway. I thought it was my tires which were do for a replacement anyway so I just had Yokohama Paradas put on...drone still present. I mentioned something about bad wheel bearings to the shop I took it to but they said the bearings were fine. It's not the MDS kicking in, but have no idea what could be causing it. Wondering if anyone else has had a similar issue and if so what was the fix/solution for it. Looking to gather some info before heading to the dealership to check out. Currently have 22k miles on the odometer.

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Re: Drone at highway speeds

Do you have an aftermarket exhaust?
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Stock exhaust. The only thing I've done to it at the moment is a BT catch can
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How have you excluded the MDS

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Hello all,
Running a '15 SRT and have an annoying drone sound coming from somewhere in front of the vehicle. It occurs right around the 40mph mark and gets slightly louder when on the freeway. I thought it was my tires which were do for a replacement anyway so I just had Yokohama Paradas put on...drone still present. I mentioned something about bad wheel bearings to the shop I took it to but they said the bearings were fine. It's not the MDS kicking in, but have no idea what could be causing it. Wondering if anyone else has had a similar issue and if so what was the fix/solution for it. Looking to gather some info before heading to the dealership to check out. Currently have 22k miles on the odometer.
Hi DSTRBD ONE,

If you decide to make an appointment at your local dealership I'd be happy to follow up with them for you if needed. Just PM our page with your VIN and let me know!

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Old 03-09-2017, 09:17 AM
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I've excluded the MDS because it's still present under acceleration.


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If you decide to make an appointment at your local dealership I'd be happy to follow up with them for you if needed. Just PM our page with your VIN and let me know!



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Thank you Andrea, I'll keep you updated


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Re: Drone at highway speeds

just a wild arse guess but is your build date with range for the front left half-shaft boot leak TSB?

http://wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0300116a.pdf
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just a wild arse guess but is your build date with range for the front left half-shaft boot leak TSB?

http://wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0300116a.pdf

I don't believe so. If I remember correctly, my build date is October 2014


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Turns out it was in fact my left front wheel hub/bearing that was going out. Should be ready to go by tomorrow.


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