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Noisy when driven at 30 mph or higher

The car engine seems to be grinding...sounds almost liek I am in the wrong gear when driving a manual car. Or as if car engine is rough? I cannot really describe it, other than to say that the car does not feel like it use to; that is, operate smoothly and quietly. The mechanic I spoke to over the phone at Volvo said that a repair or maitnenace light would come on if there was a problem with the engine. Another neighbor mecganic test drove the car for me and said that I had a problem witht he right wheel bearing? I have a feeling that I may never get to the bottom of the problem until the car really breaks down and I am stranded on the road or worse get into an accident as a result of a undetected or misdiagnosed problem. Your kind reply is appreciated. Thank you in advance for any educated comments/suggestions you may provide. My car is an 2007 XC90 V6

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If it a bearing you should hear a humming noise when you go straiht you turn the weel on one side the noise is less or louder that a bearing it only gonna get worse you dont have power tran warraty
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