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Vibration at footboard and through steering wheel

When driving I feel vibration through the steering wheel & footboard that mactches the rotation of the tire. I've had the tires balances & rotated.

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Worn universal joint or cv joint.

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That sounds like a left front wheel bearing gone bad My friend.. turning right transfers weight to the left side and it probably has a roar similar to a turbo fan jet.. Try it and lemmie know.. thank you

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Check the CV shafts for excessive play

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