Q: Possible bushel, arm control, or rotor problem.

asked by on December 18, 2015

My car is making a noise on the driver's side. I think it could be the bushel, arm control, or the rotor.

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Does it make the noise over bumps or all the time while your are moving? Is it a single clunk or a rattle type sound? If it is a single clunk or a rattle over bumps it could be a control arm bushing that is excessively worn. If it is a rhythmic type noise that changes with speed you could have a wheel bearing going bad or just a simple backing plate rubbing on your brake rotor. It would be a good idea to enlist the help of a mechanic to determine the cause of your noise and correct it.

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