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Something scraping under car.
Hi there. When making a sharp turn or going over a bump our car tends to lose much of its ground clearance. If it is a metallic scraping noise then most of the time this is due to part of...
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Scraping while decelerating
When you hear this noise, does braking have an effect on it? Do you hear it all the time while driving? If your car is sitting still and running, do you hear the noise? Do you hear this while changing...
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Car making a scraping noise
Hi. First off, a leaking brake line is very unsafe because only half of your brake system is engaging when you use your brakes. From my experience, you have worn out the brakes that only work when you have a...
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Car making scraping sound
The scrapping sound is most likely a part of the fender or plastic trim is hitting the tire on turns. I recommend you have a mechanic, like ones from YourMechanic, come by and check your car for you. The mechanic...
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Car jumps when speeding up or slowing down
Sounds like you might be having an issue with your hub bearing. The hub bearing is a sealed bearing that the tire rotates on. These bearings wear out over time and usually make growling/scraping type noises. The noises are sometimes...
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SUV rear brake squeaking - 2015 Buick Encore
You may consider having the brake pads changed with some non-Buick pads (i.e. aftermarket). Based on the number of complaints on this issue, General Motors seems to have a mismatch on brake pad material with this model. This will, unfortunately,...
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Something dragging underneath car
Hello, your car has what is called splash shields. They are attached to the bumper and cover the oil pan and transmission. Often, the plastic clips come loose or break, causing the splash shield to hang down. The splash shield...
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Can a vehicles paint finish get scratched from blowing dust/contaminates?
It is possible that debris, like small rocks, are being kicked up by other vehicles on the roadway and striking your vehicle causing scratches. Large trucks kick up more debris than small cars, so you could try avoid driving behind...
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grinding or scraping sound coming from the front L wheel.
This sounds like the brake pads or bearings are bad; they could be binding the wheel in the left side. You should have the noise issue inspected and any needed repairs done. A jerking issue could lead to total lock-up...
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Loud scraping noise
Depending on what type of vehicle you have, the loud scraping noise coming from the front passenger wheel could be a few items. First and most likely is that the wheel bearings are grinding due to lack of lubrication inside...
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weird noise with cold air intake and idle
This is a common symptom of the mass air flow sensor needing to be upgraded due to the increased air intake. The mass air flow sensor operates based upon predetermined stock tuning in the ECM. When the air flow changes,...
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Scraping noise coming from the rear of the van
This may be many different things ranging from a slightly hung up brake pad on a rear brake rotor to something loose and dragging on the ground. This may be difficult to diagnose without taking a look at the van....
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Noise coming from rear wheel
A rubbing or scrapping noise coming from the rear of this vehicle is most commonly caused by one of two things. The rear wheel bearings that are part of the rear hubs are going bad. These wheel bearings are not...

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