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I hear a metal on metal noise coming from the driver's side front wheel that will come and go. I thought it was the disc brake retainer clips rubbing on the disc so I changed them out and put new

This is on a 2007 chevy tahoe 4wd and the grinding noise comes and goes when it hits a bump in the road.

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Check front wheel bearings for failure and nut adjustment.. If they are loose or failed they will allow the disc to rub on the caliper housing

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