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Mk2 golf 1989

Grinding noises while going round corners.and braking.just revs when driving in 5th gear at 50 mph.

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Hi James,
The grinding noises suggest to me that your brake pads have worn away, giving you metal to metal contact between the pad backing plates and the brake disc.

Can you explain more what you mean by "just revs when driving in 5th gear at 50 mph" ?

If this suggestion solves the problem, please give my reply a rating to help others judge my solutions. If it does not, please give me more details so I can try to help you further. Cheers, D

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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