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My friend is getting a loud roaring (humming noise) underneath the front end. They told her it was the brakes then the noise was still there. They rotated the tires the sound got worse. I don't live in the same city or I would be able to look. Oh yea they said the tranny level was good but didn't tell her if it was burnt or anything. They want to replace the wheel bearings to see if that fixes it if not try and go into the diff. bearings. Which equals a lot of money. Thanks, B

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More than likely the hub bearings are starting to fail, these vehicles have a notorious problem with them.They are an easy repair.To double check before you buy them though, raise the front end of the car up in the air, place it in drive and carefully put your hand on the coil spring, with the car running you can easily tell which side is bad by the coil spring vibrating noticeably.HOPE I COULD HELP!!! Rate me accordingly.Thanks!!

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