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Old 02-27-2009, 02:21 PM   #1
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Increased road noise on my 2003 Boxster

Recently I have noticed that the noise inside the car has increased when I am driving. I had the tires rebalanced and checked for nails and it still persist. Any idea of what is causing this?

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Old 02-27-2009, 03:10 PM   #2
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Some tires will get louder as they wear. Somtimes its uneven wear caused by your alignment, and sometimes its just the tire design. Check TireRack and see if that is a common problem with the tires you are running.
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:24 AM   #3
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Tommy is dead on. +1 on tires.

What brand do you have?

I took my Michellin's right to 20,000 miles before replacing, and never had increased tires noise.
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Old 03-09-2009, 08:41 AM   #4
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I got the answer to my boxster problem. I took my car to a very reputable Porsche mechanic and determined the problem to be a bad rear bearing.

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