Re: Wheel hub diagnosis

From: Gary Hedlin (
Date: Sat Sep 01 2012 - 18:33:34 EDT

The low grinding noise is pretty much a dead ringer for the hub, had
that on the 98 and 05. You could jack the truck up, put it in neutral
and spin the wheels, but I think it would tell you what you already
know. ;)


On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Jason Bleazard <> wrote:
> I have a feeling that I have a front wheel hub going bad (2001 4x4). Is
> there any way to know for sure? (Preferably that doesn't involve removing
> the brake rotor.)
> What's making me suspect it is:
> - A lot of grease on the wheel and in the well
> - A low "grinding" noise... actually I feel it more than hear it
> - My '95 had similar symptoms at about the same mileage, and it was the hub.
> Thanks,
> Jason
> --
> Jason Bleazard Burlington, Ontario
> '01 Dakota Sport 4x4, 4.7 V8, Auto, Quad Cab, black

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