When I make right turns at lower speeds the stearing wheel vibrates as well. The method of preventing noise at the source This is an indication that the item is stuck between the backing plate and rotor. Discussion Starter • #1 • 12 mo ago. Background: 2003 jetta; just changed rotors and pads on rear wheels a month ago, they are disc brakes So the other day I was driving in a school zone at about 20 mph when I heard a VERY loud sound, like I’m dragging metal. All you need to do is to make the necessary repair by removing the rust on your rotors. For you to drive safely at all times, you need to take good care if your car. If the pads are of low quality, change them with quality ones so that they don’t rust easily. However, I noticed a light metallic scraping sound coming from the front driver side wheel whenever I turn the wheel right. the yoke was dried out and the needle bearrings were ground into dust. As you may know, a CV joint allows the wheels to receive power as well as turn. So, had the famous "jet engine noise" humming coming from the rear a few weeks back, bit the bullet and replaced the wheel bearings - problem solved. A bad bearding can also be the cause of the annoying sound. The noise gets louder as the cars increases in speed. Craftsman 3 Ton Floor Jack Review: Is it Worth Buying? Turning the wheel, while driving would eventually cause it to stop. Possibly a loose brake dust shield. So my Supra makes a high pitch sound from the (right) rear wheel every time it makes an entire spin. Both wheels make a faint scraping sound constantly before and after the new parts. And I have to roll down the window to hear it. This metal makes a loud metal scarping noise that is not very comforting. Also, brake pads have metal shims between the back of the pad and the caliper piston that can come loose and scrape the rotor. There's definitely nothing hitting the ground while the car is stopped, and it's difficult to look carefully under a moving car while it turns left fast. Arcan Floor Jack Review 2021: 2 and 3 ton Arcan Aluminum... 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It was more pronounced when turning right because it would cause the metal chunk to touch more I guess. No noise, no problem since. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. So, bearing noise that gets louder when you turn left means a problem on the right, and vice versa. Like something is stuck to the wheels. I changed the u joints and yoke in the front shaft. Every time you hear a strange noise such as the one we’ve discussed above, you should see a mechanic to identify the problem before you find yourself in big trouble. 70's Ford 4x4 truck. Popular Answer. As discussed in detail above, a metal scraping sound may be as a result of worn out brake pads, loose wheel bearings, a bent brake splash shield and a metal or item stuck in the brakes. I figured it was the brakes wearing down because Ive heard that sound on previous cars when they needed the brakes replaced. Launch x431 Review 2020: Complete details about V+ & Pros Mini... 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So, when you pull away, hey come into contact making the metal scraping noise. This grinding is generally a very loud noise and will only grind when your brakes are applied, making the diagnosis very simple. It started only at slow speeds during turns in a parking lot. Check if there’s a pebble or small rock trapped between the brake dust shield and the disc. You have entered an incorrect email address! I just recently installed new wave rotors all around and new Galfer Sintered brake pads all around. I think the two problems must be related as they started at … In reverse it makes a really light scrape and squeaking sound. Mr 2001 Ford Ranger XLT is making a load scraping noise from the left rear wheel. Only while driving slow or slowing down I've had in up on the jack and not making a sound unless I spin wheel one direction then quickly change direction but even then only a small knock then nothing. A grinding or scraping noise occurs when the brake linings have been worn down to the point where metal is exposed and is rubbing against the brake disc or drum. This causes metal-to-metal contact when the brakes are applied, creating a grinding noise. Was moving my bike in neutral today just to reposition it and I heard this scraping that seems to be coming from my rear wheel. After a few stops and applying the brakes a couple of times the sound goes away. The sound frequency does increase and decrease with speed. All of these issues can be handled by seeing a mechanic who will inspect and make the necessary repairs to your car. Checked everything and nothing looks out of place. Pull each wheel and have a look-see. It only occurs at low speeds, 10-15mph, but not at speeds higher than that. The sound only happens when going forward not in reverse, it also does not happen 100% of the time. Did you apply caliper grease to the guide pins for the calipers? Chevy malibu 1997 while driving when I turn the wheel to the left the front end makes a metal grinding sound.Ive taken the wheel off to check the bearing but it seems ok.I had the rotor turned and the brakes look good.What could it be ? Ok you've had lots of helpful replies (not including one who cut and pasted - doh! Maybe even a bit from my front. Re: Metal Scraping Noise from rear of car Post by Terry08 » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:22 pm For the last 30 years, the welds holding on catalytic convertor heat shields on FoMoCo products have typically rusted away (or broken off from vibration) and the shield would make a horrible racket. http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=how+to+adjust+the+parking+brakes+on+a+2003+jetta&qpvt=how+to+adjust+the+parking+brakes+on+a+2003+jetta&FORM=VDRE. The wheel spins but there is a grating sound - definitely more noticeable compared the other rear wheel. 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