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    Help Diagnosing Car Hum

    My 69 E3 has a humming noise that appears to be coming from the front of the car. I noticed it for the first time this summer when I was taking some sharp turns. After that drive, I did not hear the noise for a while. Now it seems to do it when the car is going straight as well, but only for the first several minutes of driving and then it mellows out. My thinking is that it's the rotors - does this make sense? I am not a mechanic, so any help is appreciated. Also is it somehting that I need to address now or can I put it off for a while? Thanks in advance.

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    I'm guessing the bearing on fan motor. Lube?

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