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Driver front side wheel

When i drive at about 50 miles per hour, i can feel something under my feet that rest on the left side .i can feel the rotation but it feels like wheel is going to come off. wheel is on right. and it only does it when i hit 50 miles or more an hour.

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  • sonic1 Aug 25, 2008

    Thanks, that is what i thought it was because of previous experience with other vehicle in the past. The only thing is it does not make any noises, but everything else was right on point. Thank you so much

  • sonic1 Aug 26, 2008

    thanks a bunch!! you are the best!!! bless you!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    sounds like something is stuck to the wheel and rotates with it but there is not anything

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Sounds like you have a failing wheel bearing. Once you start hearing it, does it get louder or more high pitched the faster you go? Do you hear it get quieter when you turn left at speed, or louder when you go right at speed? If any of those are a yes, I'd have the wheel bearing inspected and replaced if necessary.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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    Jeremy Dellow Aug 25, 2008

    No problem at all. There's a quick check for a worn wheel bearing which sometimes can help you feel more secure about it. Jack up the offending wheel and grab the tire at the top and bottom. Shake the bejeezus out of it and see if you feel any looseness in the wheel. If you do, the bearing is definitely shot. The downside is, even if you feel no slop, it may still be bad - it's probably in the early stages of death is all. Still for the 5 minutes it takes, it may be worth doing it just to see if you can bolster your confidence that it's the problem.

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