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The front end sounds like it is coming apart with vibration noise at 55+ mph. The noise goes away when you keep some pressure on the gas pedal. The 2003 Ford Exploer has 91k miles.......Any ideas?

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These vehicles have hub bearings on them and you have one that is probably in really bad shape, suggest not driving. Jack the front end off of the ground and try moving the wheel back and forth from the top and bottom if it moves a great deal it is more than likely a bad bearing. Also, pay attention to the upper and lower ball joints they are the two pivot points at the top and bottom of the wheel.

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