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I hear noise left side wheel everyday

I hear noise both tire wheel everyday when i drive it so it may bearing or joints so for more information tell me and what is the sefect it's realy bad for future

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I doubt its the bearing if its on both wheels at the same time. The likelihood of both going out at the same time is low, you'd expect one to give before the the other.

If you think its the bearing, jack up one of the front corners of the car and turn the wheel by hand, you should hear a noise (that'll confirm if its a bearing issue or not). Also wiggle it at the top and bottom, it should not move, if it does then that is also an indicator of a bad bearing.

If you do have a bad wheel bearing, and choose not to fix it, you risk over-heating the spindle and either breaking the wheel off (not good), or fusing it (so the wheel stops turning completely) - also not good. I have known people to drive mildly on a bad bearing for about a year, but if it is the bearing, you're better off fixing it sooner to reduce the risk of a huge bill later on

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