Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Hearing a scraping noise from the back. Took the wheel of the pads are fine

asked by on

Scraping noise in back pads are fine

A: Hi, thanks for writing in. Unfortunately, t...

Hi, thanks for writing in. Unfortunately, there's not a lot of information for me to go off of, but my best guess would be is to spin the rear wheels, if you hear the scraping noise, and taking into consideration you already checked the break pads, your wheel bearing could be going out. If you would consider, YourMechanic can send a certified technician to you to troubleshoot this noise and perform any necessary repairs. Otherwise, feel free to resubmit a more detailed question, including your cars year, make, and model. Best of luck!

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car self-accelerates intermittently

Hello. The odor of oil is merely coincidental to the symptoms you report. Any vehicle of that vintage is going to have multiple oil leaks unless the engine has been re-sealed or re-built. Just be sure the leak is not...

Q: Grinding noise from tire

If the noise is constant, it may be the bearings. If the noise is only when braking, the noise may be brake related. Bearings typically make roaring/howling noises, while brakes typically make squeaking/grinding noises. A test drive and visual inspection...

Q: Having problems when braking the vehicle the steering wheel pulls to the right

Hey there. If your vehicle pulls to one side when you apply the brakes, it typically means that you have a braking imbalance at one of the front wheels. This may be caused by a collapsed or faulty brake line...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...