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Q: Noise around the tires

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My car is making noise around the tire area.

A: A noise from the tire area could mean a lot...

A noise from the tire area could mean a lot of problems. Depending on if it is coming front or rear of the vehicle, the brakes, bearings, tires, suspension problems may be a cause. I recommend you seek a mechanic like the certified ones from YourMechanic to come and test your vehicle for noise and to do a complete inspection of the suspension.

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