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Wheel bearing/hub

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For the past month or so I've been hearing a hum/growl coming from the front drivers side wheel and the pitch of the noise changes when I turn. I rotated my
tires today and couldn't feel any play. I did some research and it appears that the wheel bearing is bad. I'm thinking of buying a new hub assembly from a local
auto parts store, question is will I be able to remove the hub assembly myself? Are there special tools involved? I did the hubs on my girlfriends intrepid by
following this video Are Elantras similar? If not can someone point me to a tutorial on how to do it? Thanks.
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jack up the wheel and rotate the tyre, you should hear the grinding noise then.
My guess will be left side.
Be aware, the bearing is pressed with the disc onto the knuckle, you need a press to press the old bearing out, and the new one in
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