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Q: Car screaming when driving

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When I drive my car, it makes a loud scream.

A: Hi. There are countless potential problems ...

Hi. There are countless potential problems that could cause your noise. I am unable to help you without knowing more details. I suggest have a trained mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your vehicle’s noise firsthand and repair what is necessary.

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