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How can i tell what front wheel bearing is noisy.

How can i tell what front wheel bearing is going. I've heard that you can tell by what way you turn when it makes the noise. It makes noise when i turn left.

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  • Roger Rogerson Feb 07, 2012

    Typically this is easy, although its not fullproof. If the noise intensifies when you turn left then its the right side, and as well if its when you turn right its the left side. The most pressure when turning is put on the outer bearing race. This is why its always on the opposite side from the direction you are turning.. Keep in mind that this is not guarenteed... There are sometimes other factors ..
    Hope this answers your question..

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Look at tires for uneven wear or cupping easiest jack up front wheels and move tire up/down back/forth feel for loose or binding feel in wheel

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