1999 Subaru Forester Q&A
1999 Subaru Forester Question: Noise from rear
When making tight turns, primarily to the left, and especially while accelerating, I get a rubbing sound. Assuming it indicated worn pads, had brake system checked thoroughly and found OK. Noise is not clicking as a bad CV. What could it be? No similar noise going straight - forward or backward. Thanks. - SilverLarry
I would check your inner fenders. And, did the shop pull off both of your calipers and look at the inside portions of the pads and rotors? Sometimes they forget to do that and there is some roughness on the inside part of the rotors. or pads. What were the percentages and millimeters remaining and how far away were the wear tabs. Did they check the run out of the wheel bearings They can make noise on turns. - dandd
Just saw this question. I have replaced a lot of rear wheel bearing on the back of 1999 to 2002 Foresters. - patrick mannion
I had a similar problem. Took me forever, and lots of money to figure out that it was the transmission mount. Firestone put it up on the rack and then showed me the flex of the mount. It seemed worn out and I had them replace it. Going smooth now. - da bull
As I drive the noise increases with speed. Its a whinning noise. I'm assuming from the rear trans. Is it serviceable? How bad is it. Can I add or change fluid?
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