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Fr. Wheel bearing noise

It's generally true, that when you UNLOAD one of the bearings, it's going to
make noise. This defies normal thinking, I know. I have found it to be the
other way around though, but it's very rare. Best way to find out for sure
is to jack up the car, have a buddy go through the gears taking it up over
80 mph or so, and then putting it in neutral and shutting the engine off
allowing the drivetrain to free-wheel. Put an ear (not too close!) to each
wheel and listen for the one making the most racket. Don't discount the
poss. that the wheel brgn you just installed isn't bad. Check it anyway.

                       Rolf Mair is: waves@epix.net
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