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Squeaking and Grinding Noise from Front Passenger Wheel Area

BadHombre760

Autocross Champion
Location
Vegas
Car(s)
Slow FWD VW Hatch
Been trying to figure this out for a little while now with no luck. Car just spent over 3 weeks at the dealer (for an unrelated issue) so the last thing I wanna do right now is drop it back off with them or anyone else.

I've been hearing squeaking from my front passenger wheel area when I turn the steering wheel to the right. It doesn't appear to squeak at all when turning and braking at the same time.
Sometimes when driving near a wall I hear grinding, sounds like I'm driving on a bare rim but quieter.


First thought was its a rock stuck in there somewhere but I've taken the wheel off and checked twice now. Didn't see anything stuck between the plate and the brake.
I don't think it's the wheel bearing because it's not noticeable at higher speeds and AFAIK wouldn't explain the squeaking.
The brake rotors & pads appear to be fine and function normally.
CV boot appears to be fine, no rips or other apparent problems that I could see.

Next thing I'll probably try is to remove the pad and caliper to see if somehow there's a stone stuck in there. Any other ideas in the meantime would be appreciated.
 

BadHombre760

Autocross Champion
Location
Vegas
Car(s)
Slow FWD VW Hatch
The dashcam isn't capturing the squeaks but here's a video where you can hear the grinding after the turn, may need to turn up your speakers

 

9uns

Autocross Newbie
Location
92870
Car(s)
gti
Are you on aftermarket suspension at all? I had this issue with vwr springs binding when making right turns.

Edit: eh nvm doesn't sound like spring bind.
 
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