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Grinding noise in front end and abs light came on

I am having a grinding noise that speeds up as I accelerate and now my abs light has come on. Could this be the brakes or the front differential? Rotors look good on both sides.

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Check wheel bearing play. if the play is excessive it will cause the abs sensor to come away from tone ring loosing signal, illuminating abs light.

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