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Old 04-28-2018, 12:59 PM
Ranger_Lui Ranger_Lui is offline
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Default Bad bearings?

So Iíve been reading on bad bearing symptoms and Iím out here checking my truck and here are the results
-raised the truck, one hand on the left of the tire and one hand on the right and it wiggled left to right
-Didnt have any play on the tie tod, and didnt see the ball joint move.
-both front tires wiggle left to right, but not up and down
-when I spin both tires, I hear a rubbing noise, but not sure if thats just the brakes rubbing the rotor
The only reason I came out to check them is because when I drive between 30-40mph, i hear a howling or a high pitched rubbing. Does this sound like bad bearings even tho the tire didnt wiggle at 12 and 6 oclock?


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Old 04-28-2018, 01:26 PM
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Default Re: Bad bearings?

From my limited experience with bad wheel bearing that doesn't sound like your problem. When I had bad wheel bearings it made the noise at all speeds and it sounds like running snow tires on hard pavement. Not a high pitch at all.
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Old 04-28-2018, 01:28 PM
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From my limited experience with bad wheel bearing that doesn't sound like your problem. When I had bad wheel bearings it made the noise at all speeds and it sounds like running snow tires on hard pavement. Not a high pitch at all.


I have a video but cant figure out how to post it on here, but it happens sometimes under 30 mph but 60 percent of the time its over 30


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