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What is the grinding noise you hear in your car when you first take off?


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2011-09-14 10:11:50
2011-09-14 10:11:50

I had the same problem with my '93 Mercury Tracer. If you look under the hood, you should see the catalytic converter at the bottom, on top of that is a heat shield thing, just simple bend that back a bit, and it should fix the "Griding noise." At least, that's what I did to fix my problem.

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Depends on the kind of grinding. The brakes may have been messed with, so you'll getting a constant grinding noise. If the noise is audible when you first turn the vehicle on and it not in motion, then you have other problems. If you only hear it while the vehicle is in motion, then you should take it back to the shop where you got your tires replaced.

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Answer The sound you hear could be a Wheel Berring and if I were you the first chance you get I'd take the car into a garage for a check up. Today we tend to drive fast, the last thing you want to happen is to have a wheel fall off and that could happen if the problem you have is a bad wheel berring.

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