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Q: noise in front end

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rumbling noise and vibration in front end, already replaced wheel bearing and spindle

A: Hello there, many different faults could ca...

Hello there, many different faults could cause the vehicle to have a rumbling noise in the front end. The wheel bearing and spindle are good places to start. Other possible causes would be the strut mount, brake rotor, CV axle, or a failed rim. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose the noise and perform any repairs required.

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