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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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I am hearing a dragging sound coming from the rear of my

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I am hearing a dragging sound coming from the rear of my car. Sometimes clunking metallic sound when going round a corner.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: It started today. It seems to be coming g from the rear wheels. I did hear metallic twangs from the inside rear wheel when turning left.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Ford Focus 1.6 auto 2001 .
JA: What year is your Focus?
Customer: 2001 reg is 51.
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I can't see under the car as I can't kneel. I have looked at the tyres and wheels. Nothing to see. I tried to take to a garage but they were too busy to help. I will be taking it back tomorrow.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am wondering what the fault might be and is it something major. I am driving long distance on Thursday and carrying equipment for an event. They are relying on me.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Does the noise stop or change when braking?