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Rattling noise in left front end of truck near wheel well at slow speeds

Just noticed it today. Rattles whenever its at slow speeds, can't hear anything whenever I am at higher speeds. Sound comes back when I brake and then continue at anything under 5 miles an hour. Checked under the wheel well and didn't see anything lose. Noticed no degraded performance.

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Remove the front wheel and check the wheel bearing, sometimes you may have to may have to put a bar under the wheel and try to lift it up hard, this will give you an indication on where any movement is. THERE IS A PROBLEM and you need to find it

Posted on Nov 29, 2013

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SOURCE: 95 ford explorer, grinding noise/vibration at slow speeds.

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SOURCE: grinding noise front end left side at highway speeds and when turning wheel back and forth at high way speeds

Sounds like front wheel bearings.
Does the sound go away when swaying one way or the other?
If you way left and ot gets louder it should be the right bearing and opposite for swaying right

Posted on Jun 12, 2012

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SOURCE: noise & vibration in front end

Check your Suspension. Front Sway Bar end links have a tendency to wear and or fail after time and can cause front end vibration at high speeds and or poor cornering issues at higher speeds. Usually is the culprit and cheap to fix. Also inspect the rest of your suspension, u-joints and ball joints for wear or leaks but first check out the end links.

Posted on Jul 02, 2012

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