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2005 Jeep Liberty 4wd I have a grinding noise right rear

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2005 Jeep Liberty 4wd
I have a grinding noise right rear Outer bearings replaced once still has that grinding noise
Roger Ratkowski ***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon and welcome to JustAnswer!!

My name is ***** ***** I have worked for a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealership for 19 years and I will do my best to help.

if you jack up the rear axle and spin the tire do you hear the grinding noise? Have you located where the noise is coming from?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
38; no can't spin fast enough
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It sound like when you torun avast iron drum on a lath
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

Can you duplicate the noise if you get someone to put it in gear and run it up to 10mph? The first step is to determine if you have a bad wheel bearing or a brake pad rotor issue..

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sound like in right rear housing
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

If you remove the brake caliper and brake pads do you still hear the noise?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll have to do that next how ever rotor is not scored
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

If you still hear the noise when the rotor is removed then it's most likely a bad wheel bearing.. Make sure the backing plate isn't hitting the rotor.