Q: Front suspension noise question 2005 Subaru Outback

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front end making lots of front road noise

My car has 183000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - if the noise is a roar that occurs even while on smooth highway, most likely your front wheel bearings are worn out, and need to be replaced. If these noises only occur when turning, or going over speed bumps, potholes, etc, suspension components are worn or damaged, and must be replaced. I would recommend a front suspension inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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