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Car slid into curb, making metal grinding noise on left turn?

Author : ryanryan

Submitted : 2018-02-26 04:07:03    Popularity:     

Tags: curb  making  Car  slid  metal  

I recently ran into a curb due to an unexpected sharp turn. Took it to shop, ball joint and control arm as well as the front break pads and rotors were replaced. An alignment was also performed. Now, when turning left (and only left) the car is making a

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The sheet metal backing plate behind the rotor is rubbing on the rotor. Chances are the shop moved it a little when they were doing the work, it's easy to do. Take it back and they'll pull it back into place.

i have an idea on what it is. but it sounds like you dont have a floor jack or any tools or knowledge to look at it and verify for yourself, as that would be necessary to do, since all you have to do is recreate the problem and look.

so for that reason, you just have to take it back to the shop unless you want to figure it out yourself.

as we can only guess, not verify, without looking at the car

Take it back to the SAME shop. Tell them of WHAT you hear and WHEN(they missed something). They who have the eyes and hands on the car will FIND IT AND CORRECT IT. Maybe it is related and maybe not. They(the shop mechanics) do not test drive the cars after they do the work. A return to the shop is not unusual, and they KNOW what they checked and fixed as it is in their records. These guys will be the fastest at finding and fixing the problem.

A bad hub bearing can make noise like that, but a rubbing backing plate, on brake rotor can as well. Have the shop take another look.

Take it back to the shop. We can only guess.



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