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Vauxhall Astra front wheel squeak

2002 Vauxhall Astra Problem

hi, today on way home from work, my car developed a squeak sounds abit like a metallic grinding, it get a bit louder when i turn left so im guessing the front right is the problem. sounds like a bearing but the bearing aint even a year old yet. any ideas wot to look for b4 i look at the bearing?? the speed of the sound increases wiv speed and visa versa and starts at low speed but at higher speeds is quiet.

cheers
Ref#15903
CarVauxhall Astra 1,6 sxi
Year2002
Ownerwilliam smith
Posted01/11/2013
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Problem Category
Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 10000 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

If not the bearing , check the pads .


Posted on Friday 1st of November 2013
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Solution 2
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

You are right in your diagnosis that turning left put,s a load on the right hand bearing and if you can see no other problem such as backplate touching or stone trapped then as suggested probably a bearing.


Posted on Friday 1st of November 2013
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