My car has started to make an ugly grinding noise when I turn left. I thought that I smelled an ugly burning noise last night but haven't noticed it since then. It appears to be isolated to my front drivers side tire.
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2002 Mercury Cougar Question: Grinding noise when I turn left
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (11856 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper December 02, 2011, 19:21Master
POSSIBLY AN AXLE BOOT THAT IS BAD AND THE GREASE IS STARTING TO SMELL WHEN IT HITS THE HOT ROTOR
Answer #2patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, December 02, 2011, 20:16Master
Best to get it checked out could be brake or wheel bearing related but more likely to be tire related. The tire may be rubbing the inner fender liner, perhaps it's become detached.