Rumbling Noise From Front of Vehicle While Driving on Volvo S60

Problem Description and Possible Solution

One or both of the front wheel bearings may fail resulting in a rumbling noise from the front wheel area when driving over 25 mph.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 126,750 (50,000–210,000)
6 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006
21 people reported this problem
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Humming whirling noise from front wheels. Replaced both front wheel bearings @ 50k miles
Rumbling noise while driving coming from front right side
noticed excessive road noise. had mechanic inspect & found left front & left rear berrings bad. replaced all four with non-volvo berrings. I don't trust the original equipment.
Rumbling front driver side wheel bearings
Wheel bearing failure in front -- had to replace
Both Front Bearings Bad
Felt like the wheel was out of balance. Only got bad at mid range speeds during acceleration. Replaced the wheel hubs and the problem persisted until I replaced the CV Axles also. I think it was an out of balance or bent passenger side axle.
I took my car into to Volvo several times complaining of this rumbling sound and they got tired of my complaining and made up what the problem was "the bushings", I paid for this and I still have the rumbling sound. So yes they lied and took my money once again.
sometimes when breaking, I get a knocking noise