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If the noise is independent of engine rpm or vehicle speed it is not directly connected to the engine, the transmission nor drive train. I suppose some electrical/hydraulic driven pump/actuator, since that would be the only thing that maintains the same rpm/frequency independent of engine or vehicle speed. Due to the lack of alternatives i think this could ...


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Have you checked if the shop accidentally crimped the brake lines that connect to the calipers themselves? This sounds like your calipers might be sticking and not releasing all the way out so the brake pads constantly rub the rotors causing both the brake pads and the rotors to wear out in a matter of a few weeks. This could be caused by old calipers ...


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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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Judging by noise alone.... Could be a belt tensioner pulley or the alternator fan (the little metal thing on the front of the alternator with fins) scraping on something. One way to test is to remove the belt and turn the alternator manually. It could also the belt itself. Hard to be sure just by sound alone.


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Try this: get a water spray and a friend that can help you to rev until the noise comes in, then start to spray one suspecting item, say, the alternator's pulley/belt. Just a bit of water there...and do with the rest if you don't see the noise disappear. What you will be doing is to lubricate the pulley with water, so the belt won't squeal. This is a very ...


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It was the wheel bearing which was causing the problem.


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If you feel the single click when brake pedal goes near floor it means break oil and brake lines have air bubbles which have loosened the strength and the point at which it clicks means that your pedal ha got passed the press limit due to fault.bleed the brake oil and release extra air add some new brake fluid.keeping in view that disc pads are normal and ...


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Brake fluid burns white if the diaphram in the booster chamber ruptures. Do you get more white smoke when you pump the brakes? Maybe just check brake fluid level.


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If the car is running If the noise is "clacking" and the car is running, it is typical when the break pads or shoes are worn, there is dirty in the calipers or drum preventing the system to be relocated correctly to the right position for its elements (pads, springs, pins, etc), the break pistons are applying force to the pads/shoes but then leaving too ...



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