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Q: Grinding when I turn.

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I hear loud grinding noises when I make hard turns.

A number of things could cause this issue. Something near your brakes could be bent slightly causing the rotor to rub against it during hard turns. It is also possible that the wheel bearings have failed and the hard turn puts more load on them causing the noise. I would recommend a full steering and suspension inspection. It would be a good idea to have this done by a professional to make sure the diagnosis is correct.

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