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I think the left front hub on my 92 is bad. Anyway of knowing for sure once I get it jacked up? I get a nice thumping sound when turning a corner, sounds like metal on metal. I thought when a hub goes bad, you usually hear a grinding sound. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance for your help!
 

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They can sometimes be tricky. When driving down the road, does the noise go away when you turn to the left? Does it get worse when turning to the right? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, then the left wheel bearing assembly is the likely culprit.

If it is really bad, you should feel play in the bearing.
 
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