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I have an itermittant thumping noise as I drive. It seems to be coming from the drivers side and is noticeable at low speeds. As the tire turns it thumps in time with the speed I am driving. It is not the tires because I have had those checked and they are only a year old. My Ford is 4 wheel drive but that seems to be working OK although not used much. I have no idea what I am looking for. Can you help?

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Dies it change as you turn the wheels? If yes then most likely wheel bearing or axle. If no than brakes or tires.

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IT sound like a wheel berring.

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