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just had wheelbearings put on front driver side. Now both front tires are making a squeiling grinding sound. Just started leaking brake fluid. Sometimes it works and sometimes it goes to the floor. Also front tires look like they are bowed inward.

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Donna, I suggest that you revisit the repair facility that performed the replacement of your wheel bearings. They may have missed reinstalling your brake lines correctly! Your tires may be bowed in due to the need of an alignment, your "toe" (alignment position) may need to be adjusted.

Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Donna, First of all they should have replaced both front bearings. The noise you are hearing is usually what happens when bearings go bad. Maybe they were not installed correctly. Have them check to see where the brake fluid is leaking. Maybe they left a brake line loose or it is damaged. Get the brakes looked at! You don't want to have an accident because your brakes don't work. As for the wheels looking bowed, they can have that look. You would need to have the alignment checked to see if it's correct or not. What you're seeing is called "toed in". Lori Johnson

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