resentley purchased,when i test drove there was a grinding noise in the front the seller assured me it was only because the brakes were wet. anyway i think it will need new brakes,my concern is that with it being front drive will that be a major problem to get brakes also what else could it be?I need this car to be o.k..thank-you
grinding noise in front on 2005 Chevrolet Venture
by mmaramarco in Utica, NY on April 02, 2011
ANSWER by torque wrench on April 02, 2011
sounds like it may brake pads are worn and grinding on the rotors. But could be a wheel bearing too. Raise the front wheels and remove the tires check the brake pads for wear repair or replace as needed when you have the pads of turn hub to see if the grinding is coming from the bearings, no noise good replace the brakes,turn or replace rotors. Front wheel drive brake pads are no major job relax a little.
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