i have that problem where it sounds like metal scrapping and it was the A/C Compressor clutch that only made noise in the winter. i just ignored it! ---------------- ~Nate owner of a: 1999 Pontiac Grand AM GT 3.4L HO 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L (dead!) 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L (Also dead!) both GPs died @ 200,000 miles relating to Lower intake manifold gasket! WATCH THOSE!! I have the same car and a similar sound when cold. I think it could be the sharter silinoid stiching or the powersteering pump.
depends on where the grinding id coming from
A bad transmission. The sound is from metal grinding on eachother.
check the drive axles they could be bad
The "awful grinding sound" might be a problem with your power steering
Usually it'll be a grinding sound.
the a/c pump could be loose.check to see if the bolts are tight.
possibly your wheel bearing is on its way out
Yes, the differential can make a grinding sound.
I would guess that it is the wheel bearing. is it a grumbling sound or an all out grinding? If it is or was a grumbling sound and has turned into a grinding it is probably the wheel bearing.
If you vehicle is front-wheel drive, more than likely, that grinding crunching sound when you turn is coming from the CV joints.
Check your brakes(pads and rotors)
No If your bones are grinding against each other you really need to go see a bone specialist.
Wheel bearings, and if they're making that kind of noise your spindles could be shot by now too.
scraping sweeking grinding clicking sounds like something is grinding will be most apparent when turning
The brake pads are worn out and need to be replaced. The grinding sound means your brakes are about to stop working.
Faint grinding noises, cooing, growling, and spitting.
because it is trying to ignight the gasoline the grinding is the spark plug sparking because it is trying to ignight the gasoline the grinding is the spark plug sparking
When you grind your teeth it will sound similar to a person rubbing chalk on a chalkboard. Not a screeching sound, but a grinding, smoothing sound. It can damage your teeth.
Usually that just means the battery is dead. It's trying to crank the starter but doesn't have enough power. Try jumping it from another car and see if that starts it. When a grinding noise is detected first locate the area of the car it is being generated from. Most grinding noises will be being generated while driving, if you are having a hard time detecting the location of the grinding sound, have a helper ride along in the rear seat to give a new perspective on the origin of the grinding noise. A grinding noise can be generated by many things from worn out brake pads to axle bearing failure. Once a grinding sound has been detected action must
In hot Weather
It might be the clutch but get it checked out
not sure sound like it comes from front suspension
A lot of times the grinding sound that is heard when going over bumps is actually the car scraping the cement. If it is not a serious problem then the best thing to do would be to drive slow over the bumps.