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wheel moves back and forth when lifted?

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Old Feb 13, 2018, 10:53 AM
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wheel moves back and forth when lifted?

loud grinding noise when driving, lifted it up with jack, can move the wheel back and forth, feels like I could almost pull it right off!!
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Old Feb 13, 2018, 10:56 AM
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You have a lot of issues if you can almost pull your wheel off. You probably have a ton of different problems that can cause that. Wheel bearing, control arm, tie rods, rust, etc.
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You need to be more specific. Is it moving in and out side to side...be more specific if youre looking for assistance unless youre just sharing a short story

Could be wheel bearing issue or potential ball joint or tie rod issue. Or just other misc bushings are shot.
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Raise the car safely and then locate the source of the movement. Whatever is loose is what you need to replace - probably a wheel bearing.
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