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Grinding noise from front wheel, sounds like it might be the wheel bearings

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Is the car driving different than usual or have you notice uneven tire wear? If not the problem is probably not bearings.Does the noise get louder when applying the brakes then your front brake pads might be wore to metal.It might even be that a rock is caught inside the pad and just needs to be removed.

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