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Bearing problem? in 2006 Pilot

I also have road noise coming from the left front wheel. There is a rubbing sound that can be heard even just rolling forward a few miles per hour. The vehicle has 40k miles and has had this for at least the last 5k miles. Is this possible bearing problems at such low milage? I replaced the front brake pads which did not effect that rubbing sound.
anyone have any input?

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Even though you had the brake pads replaced, and since the sound you describe is a "rubbing" sound, I would suspect that the brake caliper piston is sticking and causing brake drag. The only way to check is to pull the wheel and check the caliper. If it is sticking, it will wear the pad out quickly and wll generate heat. After driving, check for excessive heat coming from the wheel. It could be a wheel bearing, but I would check out the brake caliper first. Sure hope this helped. Good luck.

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Inspect the brake dust shield behind the brake rotors, there know to warp and make contact to the wheel rim it self causing the rubbing noise, As for the wheel bearing you should hear that through out the whole speed rang of the car car and more notice at turns at high speeds. Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to answer any question you may have. 

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