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What would cause my 2008 Ford Escape to growl at 40 mph and what would it cost to repair.

Hello. From what you are saying it does sound like you have a bearing failure. When they fail they will make a growling beginning at higher speed. You will then get it at lower speeds the more you drive with...

New gas struts installed groaning noise like rubber on metal can or should you grease them?

Hello. There is generally no provision for lubricating strut assemblies. The bearing at the top of the strut assembly is typically a sealed unit. If you installed a so-called "ready strut", that is a pre-assembled strut with the coil spring...

Brake pressure low and brakes growling

Sounds like you brake pads are down to the metal. Brake pads have a metal backing plate, but the part that actually contacts with the rotor to stop your vehicle is a friction lining usually made up of an organic...

Why does my steering wheel make a growling noise when it's turned?

Hi there. Assuming the growling noise in your steering wheel is inside the vehicle, this would lead me to believe there is a problem with steering shaft bearings. It is rare for these bearings to fail. It could also be...

Strange grinding sound from front end

You may have bent something on that side, notably a suspension part, HOWEVER the fact that you have the noise with the car stationary with the brakes applied is NOT consistent with damage to a suspension part. The car would...

Car squealing and growling.

Hello, From the way you describe you noise, the first thing I would take a look at is the power steering fluid level (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-fluid-is-leaking-inspection). If the level is low, there is probably a power steering leak that needs to be...

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