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Grinding when braking is usually low brake pads; I'm surprised, however, that the garage that did the tie rods didn't advise on new pads (and maybe rotors if you're hearing really bad noises). If you've had to add grease to 'something' in that area with a boot on, it's likely the CV joint. That could make clicking and clunking sounds (but not a grinding ...


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The sound you are hearing is most likely the bearings going (gone) bad in the alternator. As @resident_heretic suggested, removing the belt and checking the alternator by hand is a good suggestion. You can also isolate the sound by using an automotive stethoscope (can be bought at Harbor Freight for $5). Even if you don't have that, you can isolate the ...



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