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Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX is still very low. I need to check some things. While I am doing that, is the car under warranty where you are? do you live in a rainy area etc?
I believe that there is warrentee on the car, however I do not believe that this will be covered as about a year ago we hit a curb that bent a rim. No problems presented themselves though until about 3 weeks ago after replacing the rim. The dealership are the ones that confirmed the the original grinding was the bearing and indicated that it would not be covered under warrentee due to the hitting of the curb.
And yes, we do live in a rainy area. Vancouver, BC.
Sorry to hear that. With that in mind, yes you can very easily have a bearing / hub that has been failing over time. usually when a bearing is jarred like this, one of the bearing balls inside get dimpled and then tend to wear on the race till eventually, all the grinding, popping and noise. below are instrcuctions but it does require specail tools as the bearing is pressed into the hub. I own an Accent, a little older but even mine has had front bearings already. they were not a real "strong" design
FRONT HUB / KNUCKLE
Other than the bearing, what else could the noice be cause by?