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97 dakota loud noise from tires while driving

Im not sure whats wrong. I replaced the inner tie rod ends about 2 months ago, im sure i need an alignment as well. But the tires howl and the ride is rough, except when i corner to the right everything smooths and quiets down, anyone know if its an alignment, or god forbid my wheel bearings?

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  • ramjam1 Oct 15, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 97 dakota. I replaced the tires and the right side wheel bearing, I now suspect the left bearing but don't have a clue if this is the problem.

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I'd say get the alignment done first, and hope you have'nt ruined the tires already. Alignment problems can also wear out bearings prematurely. Start with a rotation of the tires & alignment.

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