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When driving, especially when turning, my equinox maske a loud "scraping" noise much like that of the starter trying to engage. When starting the car, the same "scraping" noise is noticable. Any clues??

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You may have a wheel bearing going out. There a gravel shield that sits real close to the brake rotors. If the bearing get excess play in it will allow the spindle to tilt and the rotor will rub on the gravel shield. Look for fine metal shavings by each wheel. Another possibility is you, or someone driving your vehicle, hit something on the road and bent one of the gravel shields so now it rubs on the rotor. But, being it gets worse when turning I'm betting on wheel bearing. If you see metal by one of the wheels, jack that wheel off the ground and see if you have noticable shake in the wheel, top to bottom.

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