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Foul play or not

2-7-09 both front brakes and tires were replaced. 2-8-09 heard funny sound from front driver side wheel. It sound like rubbing in wheel area. investegated, found nothing. shop was closed so I couldn't take back until next day after work. 2-9-09 got off from work started my way to shop on highway. Noise got worst, smoke came from jeep. pulled over. finally got it to shop. next day was told bearings was damaged and my transdifferentrial was blown. is it a quincedence or foul play.

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Sounds like foul play but we must be sure, are the tires that were installed the exact same size as the rear? they have to be in order for the vehicles powertrain to run correctly, if they are not the same size then that is the reason for your problem. Where was the smoke coming from? Front of vehicle or under neath? and what caused the transdifferencial to go bad? did the tell you. do some research for me and we will get this taken care of. and ask them to explain how they know the trans differencial is bad and let me know.thanks

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