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What do you do if there is a knocking noise in front left wheel and the whole wheel is loose when you shake it with both hands?

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2005-02-01 02:15:17
2005-02-01 02:15:17

If you grab it in the 12 and 6 o'clock positions, you are typically checking for play in wheel bearings and ball joints. If you grab it in the 9 and 3 o'clock positions you are typically checking for tie rod ends or wheel bearings. But you are not totally limited to these although the most common.

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