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Vauxhall Astra front wheel squeak

2002 Vauxhall Astra Problem

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CarVauxhall Astra 1,6 sxi
Year2002
Ownerwilliam smith
Posted01/11/2013


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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



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If not the bearing , check the pads .





Posted on Friday 1st of November 2013

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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.





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