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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4dr Sedan Manual

2000 Hyundai Elantra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
24 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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November 12, 2012, 10:10 am

Liana R
 

Question: What could a shrieking sound coming from tire vacintiny be?

About a week ago when i would leave a parking spot and i would here a noise from the vacinity of the tire that sounded like something was dragging but there was nothing dragging on the ground. Recently the noise escalated to a lound screaching sound whenever i would drive, no matter where but it is not my engine because when i am at a complete stop it makes no noise. I just recentl got my brakes done 5 months ago.


November 21, 2012, 9:40 am

Elizabeth K
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Does the noise go away if you lightly tap on the brakes? If so, have the brakes inspected. Otherwise, take it to a shop for a thorough visual inspection. With the car off the ground, it will be easier to get a better view of the suspension system.


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