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Wheel hub bearings?

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by poncho62, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. poncho62

    poncho62 Member

    Did about 150 miles with the truck today, was making some strange noises, I figure its a wheel bearing.
    Usually when I have had a hub go bad in my other vehicles, there is a roaring sound or the ABS light comes on etc. Today, none of that but it made a clunky, grindy sound every few miles, just for a second or two. When I got home, I jacked it up and there is play in the hub, so I figure thats where the noise was coming from. Never had one sound like this before.....Any comments?...Anyone had this happen this way to them?

    97 GMC 1500 4x4
  2. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Moderator ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I know that on the newer trucks like 02-09 GM went Cheap AGAIN!! and went to China for the bearings and a lot of them had to be replaced.. I got both of mine done under Warr before 100K

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