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Buzz-like vibration through steering wheel

I have a 1996 Ford Explorer XLT. Recently there began a buzzing vibration I can feel through the steering wheel. It occurs between about 25 mi/hr, and stops at about 60 mi/hr. With each front wheel lifted, there is a slight amount of play in the left wheel when rocking top to bottom, that doesn't exist on the right wheel. I suspect a worn spindle hub bearing. However, before I spend $140.00 for a part, I would like to get a second opinion. My e-mail address is don.mahr@yahoo.com. Thank you.

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Have you had you tires checked for bubbles, or for being out of ballance? i had that problem too and found out i had one front tire out of ballance and one had a bubble

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