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On my 2008 LS460 I have a very loud noise which appears to

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On my 2008 LS460 I have a very loud noise which appears to come from the driver's front wheel area while driving on the freeway. When the noise starts, it will temporarily disappear if I tap the breaks.
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model of your '08 Lexus?
Customer: ls460
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no. trying to identify the issue
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that's it
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 9 months ago.

Hi. The fact that tapping the brakes makes the noise change for a a little while, you really should have the brakes and the front end checked. Especially the wheel bearings, brake pads and tires. Have you had any of this checked out yet?