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Recently, I noticed that there is a noise coming from the front wheel area.  Namely, it looks like noise related to either the front driver axle, or the front steering knuckle bearing.

My question is, does anyone know a good way to isolate and test to determine which one it is?  Some test or check that will tell me it is the wheel bearing vs the axle.

The noise that I hear is an increased noise sounding like road noise, but I know it is noisier than before, substantially.  The noise gets more pronounced at above 60mph.

If I was to describe the noise more, it would be a low sounding hum like sound, which increases and is especially evident above 60.  It does appear to be coming from that front driver wheel area.

Hope this helps describing.  Help is greatly appreciated.

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How many miles ? I replaced my wheel bearings at 100k miles.

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I am at 150k miles, all highly cared for, soft miles (lol).

 

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