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Rumbling/growling coming from front end

Problem has been getting louder and more vibration over the last few weeks, thought it might be wheel bearings butnot so. Problem is most noticeable at about 50 mph/80 K/h thinking maybe CV joints.

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CV joints if you notice a difference when cornering, poping like noice is wheel bearings. Check CV boot to see if there is any separation in the boot that would allow the grease to get contaminated.

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