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Grinding noise coming from driver side front wheel not brakes o rotors, no matter how fast im going the faster i go the louder it gets even vibrates

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Could be a shot wheel bearing, pretty expensive, it's a wheel hub bearing assembly all in one piece. Not a bad job, just takes patience and the right tools. And if you have the same non-updated wheel nut that I have, you'll need a torque wrench that will torque in the upper 300lb range. I had to buy one. Ouch!

Also, check your half shafts for proper lubrication at the joint.

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