Q: Rumbling noise coming from rear wheels

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When driven I hear a loud rumbling noise coming from the rear, sounds like the wheels are going to come off

My car has 119036 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a bad wheel bearing. Wheel bearings can fail over time due to damage caused to the tight tolerances inside the bearings becoming pitted or damaged due to a lack of proper lubrication or seals failing. When this happens, you may notice a rumbling or groaning sound that is fairly consistent with wheel speed and tends to be a bit more pronounced when turning or cornering due to the amount of weight that is put on the bearings. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to take a look at your car to properly diagnose.

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