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Old 22 Jul 2010, 02:36 pm
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Default Scratching noise from right front

So last week I noticed a scratching noise coming from the front rigth of my 01 (59,000 miles). It seemed to be mostly when making right turns then for a little while after straightning back out. I tend to hear the scratch what seems to be once every revalution of the wheel. Well today I changed brakes and rotors, was really hoping noise would go away. Nope still there. What could it be? Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 22 Jul 2010, 03:08 pm
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If you checked everything that had to do with the brakes (clearance to anything, anti-squeel bracket etc.) you might want to test for a bad front right wheel bearing. Lift the wheel off the ground and take hold of the top and bottom of the tire and try and shake it, then do the same with the left and right side of the tire and shake it. Should be very little or no play at all.

Also, of course, spin the wheel and listen for the scratching noise.

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Old 22 Jul 2010, 06:29 pm
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ok so there is no play in the wheel. So dont think its the barrings. When spinning the tire it sounds like it is coming from the rotor/caliper area, and only at a certsain point of the rotation . I guess I will be taking the wheel and caliper off tomorrw to check for rubbing anywhere. Any thing specific to make sure i look at? Is there anything else downthere that turns when in morion? Same noise now with diff pads and rotors.
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Old 24 Jul 2010, 11:24 am
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Default Re: Scratching noise from right front

have you jacked up the car and spun the wheel? Does it make the sound when it's off the ground?
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Old 24 Jul 2010, 02:47 pm
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yep jacked it, spun it and same noise
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Old 24 Jul 2010, 03:05 pm
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Make sure you have the anti-rattle clip in correctly. It can be put in wrong.

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Old 24 Jul 2010, 03:07 pm
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im pretty sure i will have to go recheck.
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Old 12 Aug 2010, 03:29 pm
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ok its been awile but i finally got the dang noise to go away. So i took everything back apart used some brake cleaner on the anti-rattle clips and bolts that hold the calipers on and greased them up alittle. Put everything back together and all is well. So a tip for changing brakes grease up anti-rattle clips and nonthread parts of caliber bolts.
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