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2001 Honda Accord wheel

Had this car about 3 weeks now. 94,007 miles on it. the right front wheel had a rubbing noise yesterday, today I drove it about 10 miles total. It sounded like a flat with a loud noise . When I got it back home the tire was hot & the hub cap. It smelled hot too. Our first time owning a Honda so wondering what could be wrong besides maybe brakes (no squealing though) Could it be anything major like drum, calipers etc?
Thanks for your help. luke

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  • lfilmore Sep 11, 2008

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    Thanks for your help. It was the brakes. Seems the right front wheel was the only thing working for brakes& doing all the work for stoping the car.. Ended up taking it to the garage, the mechanic showed us the rotors, calipers & brakes weren't moving at all. A lot of money for only owning it for 3 weeks.

    Anyway thanks for your help.

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You may have a badly warn hub bearing
if you lift the car up on the right and push the wheel in and out,if it is play that should be the problem if not check the brake pads

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