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1997 Mercury Sable thumping in front end

A thumping in the front end which matches wheel rotation speed. Stops if the steering wheel in moved left or right. Seems worst when not in a turn, just moving straight. Brake calipers, pads, and rotors have been replaced but the shake continues. Does not seem to affect steering or braking, except that you can feel the shake through the steering wheel and brake pedal. No unusual brake pad or rotor wear. Any ideas?

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Try to replace the wheel bearings.

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