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There is a rubbing noise when I drive at 25 to 45 mph. The dealer says the front wheel bearings are worn out? Is that correct or is there something else wrong?

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Well it could be a lot of things, but you have the car, we dont. Have a independent repair shop check it out, keep away from any chain store. I doubt BOTH bearings could be bad, Usually its just one, and I always just replace the bad one.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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If its a churning noise yes

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