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Q: Tires making noise and vibrating

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I just put new tires on my car. After driving for about 10 to 15 minutes, I heard a noise like a helicopter and feel a vibration.

It sounds like one of your wheels has come lose. I would check all the lug nuts and make sure none of them are loose. A licensed mechanic can come out and help you perform this and further inspect the car for damage.

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