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06 Elantra squeaking/rubbing front wheel

My 06 Elantra makes a squealing kind of worn brake pad grinding sound when I'm idling and get's worse at low speeds when I'm turning right. I've replaced the rotors, pads and done a thorough search for signs of rubbing but don't see any signs. Could a wheel bearing make a squeaking sound at low speeds? Never heard a bearing make this kind of sound but I'm running out of options.

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If your car is front wheel drive it could be your cvs that go to the trans,do you have the orginal tires on it or did you put bigger ones ? didyou do any changes/ then this noise started.thats the best I can do without me looking at it.

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SOURCE: rear brakes (driver-side) squeal after replacing rotors and pads

you need to grease the metal clips at the top and bottom of the pads (dont get grease on the rotor or pad though) and also spray some "disc brake quiet" on the back of the pads. it comes in a red can and the spray that comes out is like sticky red paint. do those 2 things and the squeals will be gone.

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SOURCE: 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe? squeaky noise frnt driver side wheel

I do think the same way. If the pads look flat and not so worn have the rotor turned to eliminate the squeaksyou are encountering

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