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Front driverside is squeaking or grinding only when I decelerate or brake.. I had the rotors cut, new brakes and the car was aligned. The noise only comes after I drive it for a few minutes and it also does it when the car is completly stop and it's still in drive and I steer left to right. Not while it's in park. Can anyone help find what's wrong. I was told the bearings are fine. It's been to the shop twice. Everytime I leave the shop the car is fine then it starts backup again..

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I think you may have two problems. First ,i think your caliper mounts are rusty. Remove the calipers , if the brake pads are not moving totally free , take them off , remove the pad sliders and file the rust off of the caliper mount and coat with anti seize. Put the sliders and pads back on if everything is free and working properly , reassemble. Next check your power steering fluid see if it dirty or has metal in it. If it is low top it off and see if that solves the problem. If it is dirty do a complete change of the fluid (muddy fluid can cause the pump to grind). If there is not too much damage the fluid change may fix the problem. If not you may be looking for a used pump or rack out of a salvage yard (no used parts out of a front end collision!!!!!).

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