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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-03-2013, 12:53 AM Thread Starter
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hi all i know this will b a long sentence but i am bad at punctuation i have a 2000 malibu ls an i was driving it the other day an i herd a grinding noise coming from the front end so i looked under the hood an my ps pump was almost seized up so i replaced it now when i drive it it makes a grinding an loud thumping noise what could it bee ? any an all help is appreaciated if need b i can try to get a recording up of the noise
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hi all i know this will b a long sentence but i am bad at punctuation i have a 2000 malibu ls an i was driving it the other day an i herd a grinding noise coming from the front end so i looked under the hood an my ps pump was almost seized up so i replaced it now when i drive it it makes a grinding an loud thumping noise what could it bee ? any an all help is appreaciated if need b i can try to get a recording up of the noise
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figured out the grinding noise front passenger hub was blown
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Thats not to hard of a job,glad you found your noise I know stuff like that drives me nuts till i can find it.Front end noise and electrical are some of the hardest things to find alot of times and they can be annoying.Just glad you found it.

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well more noises coming from the front end while driving i get an annoying droning noise took it to a mechanic an they said my steering rack an 3 day old ps pump were bad so i replaced them but its still making the same noise it makes the noise while going straight an intensifies when i turn right but quiets down when i turn left so correct me if im wrong but what ever is making the noise is on the driver side correct ?
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Re: grinding noise coming from front end

I see you only replaced the pass side hub.A lot of times they say to replace them in pairs but I never bought into that.Maybe the driver side one is going bad also.

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im gonna b replacing it tomorrow or the next day
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