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Metal grinding & rattling in front end at slow speeds (<15 mph) and sometimes noise when tapping brake pedal at slow speed.

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It needs to be looked at right away.It could be your brake pads are totally worn out and they are grinding on the front rotors It could also be a bad C.V. shaft or hub assembly.I'm betting on brakes.Don't be surprised if they want to replace the rotors,the brake pads,and possibly even the calipers.They should be able to tell you whats going on within 15 minutes of taking off the front tires.good luck

Posted on May 10, 2014

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it could be your wheel bearing. if it sounds like a plain at take off thats it.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 95 ford explorer, grinding noise/vibration at slow speeds.

CHECK YOUR UNIVERSAILS COULD BE WORN OR DRY U NEED TO PULL OUT THE SHAFT TO CHECK PROPLEY CHECK FOR STIFFNESS AND NOTCHEY MOVEMENT

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Front end rubbing or grinding noise but goes away

It could be a number of things, but a common problem with this car is rusty pins in the front end.  This is louder when turning.  There was a bulletin issued about it.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

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SOURCE: grinding noise front end left side at highway speeds and when turning wheel back and forth at high way speeds

Sounds like front wheel bearings.
Does the sound go away when swaying one way or the other?
If you way left and ot gets louder it should be the right bearing and opposite for swaying right

Posted on Jun 12, 2012

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SOURCE: grinding or creaking in 2008 ford fusion front end

Mr.Mangus have you checked at all your front suspension struts,shock absorbers,or lower wishbones with bushing and ball joints? I had recently a diesel ford focus 2007 with similar case and both front wishbones were replaced due to ball joints and bushes and then sent for steering alignment. Vehicle drive excellent. Please check.

Posted on Aug 16, 2012

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