Ford Mondeo grinding noise from rear of the car

2007 Ford Mondeo Problem

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Hi jamie r here I was wondering if you could shine some light on a problem that just started. While driving I can hear a grinding noise coming from the rear of the car. Now I replaced the wheel hub on the passenger side last year and I know that if it is a wheel bearing there is a distintive noise that happens. And I've checked all four wheels and there is no sign of wear. I took it to a mechanic and he said it could be a bad tyre??? What I was thinking it could be would be a seized caliper as I know the earlier mondeos used to have that problem i e 01 to 04.Any help would be aprecciated thankyou... jamie r
Problem Category
Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

Solution 1
1/4drive | Auto Insider | Since: Jun 2011 | Posts: 25 | Fixes: 1859 | View Garage
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Get the rear disks carefully inspected.
I had one in a few years back where a granite chip had got between the disk and the disk cover plate,
Sounded like a cat was stuck in there screaming!!

Posted on Friday 5th of January 2018
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Solution 2
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11905 | View Garage
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If calliper was seized the brake would usually overheat or that side would be inoperative .Could be s**t in calliper and needing stripped down , pads freed off , cleaned out and lubricated .Could also be wheel bearing , jack up and spin to see if there is any roughness .

Posted on Friday 5th of January 2018
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