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Old 10-18-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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Default Grabbing or Rubbing Drivers Side Wheel...

Hi all,

Well Im already pretty sure I know the answer to this one but thought Id get some advice...

When I am braking from a fairly good speed (say 60 KPH or higher) I can hear and somewhat feel some rubbing that seems to be coming from the drivers side front tire. Also, sometimes when I start to drive from a standstill I can hear kind of a deep squeak coming from the same area and I am thinking I have a rubby / grabby brake.

Could there be anything else that would cause this kind of situation other than the brakes? I am also beginning to think that this MAY have something to do with the bad fuel economy I am getting.

Any suggestions?
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:52 PM   #2
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You either need new front pads or pads and rotors.

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Old 10-19-2013, 10:06 AM   #3
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Check your brakes and your wheel bearings. Could be either.
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