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Possible bad wheel bearing? (Video Included)

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Old 04-16-2019, 10:28 PM
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Hello everyone. My 2001 chevy blazer has been making this humming noise recently. Sounds like it's coming from the front end. It gets really loud when the vehicle slows down and can hear it when accelerating up to a point. I only notice it when in 2HI. Doesn't really seem to make noise when 4High is activated.

I think it might be a bad wheel bearing. I'm including a video and was hoping to get some advice.

The video is posted below, thanks for your time and advice.

 
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Old 04-17-2019, 11:20 AM
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One thing to do is to lift up the front end and see if there is any slop at all in the bearing. It should be near undetectable. They eventually do wear out. I replaced mine at about the 120k mile point.

Also, you should inspect your tires. If they look ok, rotate them front to back and see if the sound changes from where it seems to come.
 
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