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Truck: 2009 Auto CC P4X

So I was driving up a hill last night and hit a patch of ice. My trailer broke loose and pulled the back end of the truck over, next thing I know I'm in the ditch on the opposite side of the road. Trailer wheel hit first then the back wheel of the truck hit next. Pulled out okay, no injuries.

Looked everything over this morning and discovered a wobble in the driver's side rear wheel. I broke out the dial indicator and measured the outermost edge of the rim close to the tire. I found that it is .030" out. Threw on a spare rim and had the same outage so it's not the rim. I checked the opposite side and all is well.

Any recommendations on where to go from here? I have no idea what could be bent, hub? spindle? I honestly have never been in there, and have no clue of outer rear axel assembly. Please advise a good troubleshooting procedure. Thanks!!!
 

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^^ Not really. I haven’t driven faster than 50 though. It’s a slight wobble .015 in and .015 out. My concern is that it will prematurely wear out bearings or other axel internals as well as the tire. I’ve been busy, but I’m going to try and find a shop that can look into the issue. Riding on the spare for now as my tires are less than a year old.
 

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Run it. That isn't much runout. There is a lot of stuff with way more that runs forever. The bearing will be replaced with the new shaft if you ever get that far anyway. Axle bearings only get installed once, might as well run what life is in it out of it.
 
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