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ANYWAY, the left side around the wheel has been... tapping. Not really sure how to explain it at 0-40 MPH I can't hear much, but anything past that there's like a tapping noise I can feel it when my foot it resting next to the clutch. It's almost like it makes that noise or taps whenever the wheel hits a certain spot haha idk. Any help would be appreciated.

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Jack the front end of the car up and turn the wheel and see if you see anything rubbing, or have a friend look as you turn the wheel with it on the ground. If it does it in a certain spot, I'd bet something's rubbing/making contact. Beyond that, tie rod ends would be my next guess.
 

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wheel bearing is a good possibility... when they go ... all sorts of noises come out from under there
 

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Could be the belts in the tire shifted. Try swapping the tire to a different location to see if the sound persists.
 

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sounds like a CV to me.

oh im assuming your wheel nuts are tight.
Loose nuts can sounds exactly like what you describe
 

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LOL! That's funny because that's exactly what the problem was. I looked at my front tire and 2 of the nuts were missing and the other 3 were loose. No idea how that happened. Anyway thanks guys.
 

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I wouldn't call it funny...looks like someone doesn't like you...
Lol I agree.

Good thing the wheel didn't come off....
 

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my buddy had loose nuts and when he was driving his wheel flew off , his car dropped to the ground and his wheel flew into a drivers ed car...
that student was petrified haha
 

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im amazed it took so long for that to come up.. while writing i knew it would happen but just didnt bother trying to make it not... neways PaulG FTW!!
 
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