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Rear wheel bearing still grinding after spindle shaft and wheels bearings were replaced

My driver side wheel sberaings went after being replaced 3 weeks before in fact the car was not drivable the wheel wobbled so I had the car towed we replaced the spindle shaft and both wheel bearing we had a terrible time getting the drum back on after getting the new bearings on the spindle we couldn't get the wheel to free spin no matter how loose the spindle nut was and if you drive it it grinds really bad

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You could have a new defective part is what it sounds like to me.hope this helps

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