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I have a squealing/grinding noise coming from the front end of my car when it is put into park. This happens only maybe every other day. My car is a 2003 Ford Focus with 65000 miles.
After hearing a grinding noise in the left front wheel whenever starting up a hill from a standing stop, we have finally taken the car to our mechanic. He says the CVJ (Constant Velocity Joint) may be broken, as he can spin one wheel much farther than the other while the car is on the hoist. How common are these types of brakes, and would the car stop dead ...
Why would the truck grab (and make grinding noise) when hits a bump or in reverse?
My car is making grinding noise while turning.
My car is making a grinding noise in the back two tires. Do you think its the rotors or rear brakes?
I have a 99 Dodge Caravan with about 120,000 miles on it. We have a surplus of vehicles and I would like to sell it. I put a "For Sale" sign on it with a price of $1,500 OBO. Meantime my sister-in-law's car was in the shop, so I let her borrow it for a couple of weeks. It began stalling out a making a grinding noise. My daughters boyfriend says it ...
I recently had my tires replaced and since then my brake light is on. My brakes are not making a squealing or grinding noises.

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