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A LOUD hum from the right front while driving a 2001 Windstar. I assume it to b the wheel bearing. Is their another possible reason for this noise?

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Could be road noise from a shifted belt in the tire. could be a drive axle going out. those wheel bearings dont hum 99% of the time when they go bad,generally they have a low grinding sound,espesially when you turn,and your teering gets a bit loose and sloppy.
also check to make sure that you dont have a broken strut that may be touching the tire..try putting on your spare and see if that fixex it,if so its a shifted belt in that tire.

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