Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 13:41:56 +0100
From: "Lee Marshall" <>
Subject: Re: noise when turning sharply, slowly

Could very well be a wheel bearing failure. Jack the car up and see if there is much play in the wheel (push pull the top/bottom of the wheel), if there is excessive movement it could be the wheel bearing or possibly a balljoint. Lee "jw" <> wrote in message > Hi, > > I have a 1984 900 S that makes a grinding/whirring type noice when I > turn slowly and sharply to the right. Sounds like it's originating from > the front left wheel area. I have fairly recently installed front > calipers and rotors (less than 10K miles on them). Could a caliper be > dragging a little? Something else? > > Thanks, > > -jw > -- > 1984 900 S hatchback > 150K mi.

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