Q: My car is making a clunking noice when I am not accelerating and a grinding noice when going about 35mph my car is a 2005 Nissan A

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My concern is that when coasting my left front wheel is making a clunking and then under acceleration it sounds like something is grinding I let go of the steering but wheel at a slow speed and the wheel was shaking with the clunking noice

My car has 159600 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Patrick. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually this type of noise and symptom is common with a damaged wheel bearing. As the wheel bearing ages, it loses lubrication and will cause metal-to-metal contact. This is often the source of the grinding sound. It’s also common for steering wheel vibration to occur. You might want to have a professional mechanic complete an onsite inspection before replacing the wheel bearings, as other suspension components could also be the source of these issues.

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