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Intermittant screeching noise by rear passenger side

Intermittant screeching noise coming from rear passenger side and grinding axles or brakes and burning smell now

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Your description makes me worry. If you have a strange, unknown screeching noise coming from the right rear wheel and now there is a burning smell. Please stop using it and have it looked at as soon as possible. There are a few things that could be the cause of these symptoms. Wheel bearing failure, seized brake caliper or frozen caliper sliders, damaged brake line, seized E-brake cable, or improperly installed brake-pads. In any case, if you continue to drive this car, with these symptoms. You may cause a break-down (requiring a tow), or cause a fire. Let me know if I can answer any other questions or how the repair goes, good luck.

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Sounds like you may have a bad wheel bearing.

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

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SOURCE: Constant Grinding Noise fronm the left front

the hub bearing is bad.the reason it stops when you turn the wheel to the one side is because its taking presure off the bearing

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SOURCE: Grinding noise front end.

I say it's the CV joints. You have to jack up under the lower A-Arm, to take the spring pressure off of it, to check them.

(Use jack stands, and wheel chocks behind the rear tires. Emergency brake On. Work on a hard level surface. Be SAFE! Trucks can be replaced, YOU cannot!)

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SOURCE: grinding in front end

If the sound changes as you turn side to side it is your wheel bearing (hub assy)

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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