We thought we had transmission or CV joint problems (it turned out to be different sized tires stressing the differential). As part of that process my mechanic removed and inspected the passenger side axle. It was OK. I spent a couple hours with the mechanic chasing down this problem, and more on my own. We thought we found it when he noticed that the shim on the outside brake pad had slipped down and was rubbing on the rotor hub. Putting this back made no difference. I did note that the scratch on the hub was only on one side of the hub: the rotation is not entirely on enter. The sound is not continuous, but something rubbing on part of the rotation. The sound reminds me of rubber: it has a high pitched component like hard rubber being abraded
have the same problem?
Sunday, October 19th, 2008 AT 1:49 PM