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2002 Suzuki Esteem GL 4dr Sedan 1.8L Manual

2002 Suzuki Esteem
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Sub-Compact
28 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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June 16, 2013, 3:07 pm

Hayleigh R

Question: Screeching on drivers side??

My suzuki vitara (the model does not come up in the drop down, so i just clicked on any one, but it is a VITARA) has been making this screeching noise which was happening at random times, it happends when accelerating, breaking, with foot not even on the pedal if im cruising etc, then sometimes it stops for a while and sometimes its constant. it sounds like metal scraping on metal sort of sound. it seems to be coming from the driver side front area. its very loud and not sure what it could be, it is getting more and more often now. Any ideas??

June 20, 2013, 7:59 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the brake wear sensor may be making noise. You should have the brakes and front end inspected.

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