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Front End Thumping or Clumping

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by MikeG71, Jun 29, 2019.

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  1. MikeG71

    MikeG71 U.S. ARMY '02 - '12 Military

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    While driving there is a thumping feeling that you can feel in the steering wheel and gas pedal. My wife was thinking suspension or steering component(s) on the driver side. I jacked up the front and checked all the steering and suspension components as well as the steering rod and didn’t find any issues there.

    I did however get some up and down play on the passenger side tire while doing a wheel bearing check. So obviously there’s an issue there. The question I have is will the right side wheel bearing cause a thumping or clumping feeling in the steering wheel and gas pedal?
     
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    Mine was the wheel hub, the bearings were completely ground down. Yes you will feel it in the steering and acceleration. New one was $ 215 at autozone.

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  3. MikeG71

    MikeG71 U.S. ARMY '02 - '12 Military

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    Thanks @Hemi832 , I know what I'll be doing this weekend.
     
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    Took me about 20 minutes after the wheel was off.
     
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    Jason G Slabaugh Senior Member

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    Make sure your front tires arent cupped/choppy as well
     
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