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1997 Ford Explorer Question: On my 97 explorer i have a grinding noise coming from the passenger front end.



, 4.0L V6 SOHC, Potwin, KS, September 09, 2013, 16:36

Noise isn't always there, brakes are new.When it happens if i stop and turn steering wheel all the way to the right and move the noise goes away. At first i thought it was a bearing but it would seem like it would do it all the time not just intermittently.Any thoughts would be helpful.

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    September 10, 2013, 16:10

    may be the backing plate for the brake rotor rubbing. need to pull wheel off and check.

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    , September 11, 2013, 05:12

    Thanks for the response,i removed the backing plate and still have the problem. I'm going to try a new bearing/hub and hopefully that cures it.

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