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Front end grind when I turn left or right on 04 F150. I have replaced the power steering fluid and checked the bushings.

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  • smoats Mar 11, 2009

    I have more of a high pitch sound like thin metal or aluminum and maybe even rubber. At low speeds it sounds more like a grind. It only happens when the wheel is turned. Applying the brakes has no effect. It is only on the driver side front wheel.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Like metal on metal, or power steering pump growl, or maybe a coil spring shifting/turning?

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If this is a 4x4 it sounds like you have a bad front axle shaft look under the front wheels to see if the rubber boots are torn and grease comming out of them. If the look ok then the problem may be in the front differential.

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