grinding/scraping noise from front left wheel area - Chevy Malibu Forum: Chevrolet Malibu Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
CMF Rookie Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 1
grinding/scraping noise from front left wheel area

There is a scraping/grinding noise coming from the front left wheel area. When this happened before, I had an oil change done with all the lubes and this seemed to take care of it. Tried that again and the sound is still there. Thought it might be the wheel bearing so tried moving the wheel to see if it was loose in anyway and it is tight. Same with CV boot, no rips or holes in it. My next option is the breaks, although they seemed to look fine, I dont really know how theyd look if bad. Any ideas? The sound only happens while turning left, in motion, not while parked and turning the wheel.
Dagoobs is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-13-2013, 09:13 PM
CMF Rookie Member
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1
Re: grinding/scraping noise from front left wheel area

Have you found the problem? My car is also doing this

Sent from Free App

Last edited by DrivenDaily; 08-14-2013 at 04:32 AM. Reason: URL deleted (first post...)
Angelad is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-14-2013, 07:09 AM
CMF Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Connecticut, USA
Posts: 36
Re: grinding/scraping noise from front left wheel area

The wheel may be tight but don't rule out the bearing.
I had an old corolla with a shot bearing. Only made the noise when turning right. Wheel was tight too.

Does the car shake when the noise happens?
tetsu0 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chevy Malibu Forum: Chevrolet Malibu Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scrapping noise from front left tire Jpalomo Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generation 7) 4 07-12-2012 07:16 AM
2009 Malibu Rotational Scraping Noise WVMalibu Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generation 7) 6 11-23-2011 09:06 AM
LeRight Front wheel/(suspension?) makes a thumping noise Jason464 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generation 7) 7 06-08-2011 11:56 AM
98 Chevy Malibu making noise on front left side.? ciangu Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generations 5 & 6) 2 06-04-2011 07:10 AM
Front left wheels makes strange noise when going over bumps Jason464 Wheels, Tires & Suspension (Generation 7) 6 09-02-2010 12:12 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome