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Q: Knocking coming from front passenger tire

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Just got the bearing on the same tire replaced

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello:

The knocking noise could be a from a tire that is separated or one of the front axles joints being bad. If you do not feel anything in the steering when the noise is happening, then the noise is most likely from an inner axle joint on one of the axles. It would be a very good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a knocking noise coming from tire inspection so they can determine what’s causing this problem.

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