Suspension Brakes 1st Gen Changed ball joints and control arm bushing, now there is a metal sound

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  1. locksley94

    locksley94 New Member

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    I removed my subframe to change my ball joints and control arm bushings. I got it all back together and test drove and it all seemed fine. Today when I was going to work a made a sharp right turn and heard a metal scraping sound. I figured it was another car. On my way home I heard it again so I pulled into a large parking lot and made a sharp right circle and heard the metal scraping sound coming from the driver side wheel area. Under a left turn there is no noise. Any ideas??
     
  2. Minidave

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    Something is rubbing somewhere?

    Check your inner fender liners and see if you see a rub mark, maybe one of the fasteners came loose.
     
  3. locksley94

    locksley94 New Member

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    Would that make a metal scraping sound?
    I figured the only things moving are the wheel and rotor but what could those rub on that is metal in a hard right turn?
     
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    Bend a brake heat shield, perhaps?
     
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    It's the brake dust plate behind the rotor hitting the rotor.
     
  7. locksley94

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    Really?? That's the thin metal directly behind the rotor right? I checked it out and it looks straight, what do you think it could be hitting to make it touch the rotor?
     
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    Did the endlinks get put back together correctly?
     
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    +1 on the dust plate. It may look ok but that's for sure what's rubbing. Take the wheel off and bind it back a little even if it looks ok. They bend easy.
     
  10. DixonL2

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    At full lock is there anything hitting the heat shield? Did you put the tierods on correctly?
     

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