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Why does it feel rough on front driver's side tire when I go over bumps?

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This is most likely a bad strut.

Posted on May 10, 2015

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SOURCE: Very loud hum coming from front tire, you can feel

it would pay you to go to a" tyres only" place, it may be a tyre separating or could be a suspension mal function , either way it would not be a good experience for it to fail on the road at any speed.best to find out exactly what it is and there will be a person trained to find it at the proper service centre

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SOURCE: a rattling clunking sound coming from front drivers side tire.and when im driving it feels almost like a slight pulling sensation`

1 Collapsed wheel bearings
2 Lose wheel nuts

Jack up front drivers side wheel and grab the top and bottom of tire, give it a good firm wriggle and see if you can detect any movement.

Posted on Feb 08, 2015

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