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Name of axle piece

Behind passenger tire

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You aren't giving us a lot of information but if you are referring to the part that makes an increasingly irritating whine as you drive when it starts to go bad, it would be called the axle bearing. That's the only thing that I can think of that would be associated with the axle behind the passenger tire. It sure got my attention in my 1999 Grand Caravan. When they make noise, it means the bearing is going bad / producing a lot more heat than normal. It isn't real hard to change out if you don't let it go too long. It is a complete unit including the bearing, flange and wheel studs. If it goes on too long, it will expand inside the hole that the bearing goes into then it might take a car lift, a torch and sledge hammer to get it out. It happened to me. Good luck. Jeff M.

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