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High pitch scrapping noise

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When windows are down and streets are narrow, giving sound reflection, I hear a highish pitch scrapping noise. I brake and it changes sound. Comes from both sides, I think.

 

I think it's done it since I bought the car almost 2 years ago. Forgot to mention it when it went into a service last November. Easy to forgot as you cannot hear it with the windows up.

 

What could it be? Feels like something rubbing a little and needs adjustment around the brake area.

 

 

 

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Could be the brakes. Strip, clean and lubricate the sliding surfaces between the pad and the caliper cradle.

 

Could also be the wheel bearings.

 

When you strip the brakes you can then spin the hub up to listen for noises.

 

These are knackered bearings.

 

 

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On 9/19/2021 at 5:47 PM, can man said:

Leaving to November is a silly idea for the sake of a 5 minute check wonder what other service and checks you keep putting off 

None mate. I'll get it checked. Some people can't even hear it, as it's quite high pitched. Only notice it with windows down and running on streets close to other things.

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