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lmoore
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Oct 22, 2009, 7:46 PM

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2000 Pont Bonneville,

I have a 2000 Pont. Bonneville, I'm having trouble finding the source of a noise my passenger side front tire is making. It grinds when the wheel is turning. After having it to several repairmen and spending a large sum of money it is still making the same noise. So far i've replaced the hub, inner axel, new tires, spacer bar, coil spring, shocks, struts and brakes. I would appreciate some advance or suggestions.


Hammer Time
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Oct 22, 2009, 8:19 PM

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If it grinds on turns, then it's likely just the backing plate being too close to the rotor and touching it when the rotor leans a little. Pull the backing place away from the rotor a little and try it again.



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Tom Greenleaf
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Oct 23, 2009, 6:38 PM

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Those backing plates were once the common source by vehicles that were messed with other than myself - now long retired.

If so you can see it's too close and sometimes by hand you can move those. Usually caused by mis locating a floor jack to lower control arm!

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