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I gave a gronding noise in yhe front left side only when…

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I gave a gronding...

I gave a gronding noise in yhe front left side only when firmly brake and only after car warms up

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Only after driving for about 20 25 minutes sounds like front left side

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mazda?

2008 tribute

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tribute yourself? What have you tried so far?

All we did was check the pads and they have 50% left and no score on rotor

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Mazda
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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Have you pulled the wheels off and inspected yet?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
just the fronts and pads are good and no knicks or scoring on the rotors
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

sorry this question didnt pop back up on my screen until now, have you inspected the wheel bearing? does it make noise when driving side to side sharply at 40 mph or more?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Only the noise comes when braking and only when you are finally stopping and only after the vehicle warmsvup
Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

could be something in the pad material, I would try resurfacing the rotors and scuffing up the pads and then test drive again

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Mazda Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

hows it coming?

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