I can also feel it slightly in the steering column. 2 months ago the noise was faint, but noticeable. Hi I'm new here. This happens when I exit the driveway or take a U-turn from a stop. I took it into a mechanic who told me not to worry about it until it gets too bad, which was not the answer I would have liked. CV joint – A worn CV (constant velocity) joint can cause your vehicle to make grinding noises when making tight turns at slow speeds.Left unattended, a damaged CV joint can fail, leaving you with a vehicle that is stuck in park. When driving and turning the wheel just a little bit to the right or make a full right hand turn, there is a rubbing/grinding noise. I have a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer There's a rubbing sound coming from the front left wheel area. Mine is a little more consistent during the sharp part of the turn, but sounds like that. Thank you. 2) No visual signs of anything wrong. Usually it is when I am going through parking lots or turning through drive ways. Took that off and the problem is still there. I hear it when travelling under 10 mph. Air pressure is fine. When I turning the wheel to the left a low speeds quarter or half turn to noise becomes very apparent. At low speeds, I hear a metal-on-metal noise coming from the left front- not necessarily when turning in any direction. Now the noise is much louder. I took the car to the dealer and their best guess is new front wheel bearings needed at a cost of $1050+ Tax. The sound is not loud but has increased over the past 6 months even to the extent that I think it can be heard when driving the car in a straight line. It sounds like there is something rubbing up against one of the front tires. Over the past 6 months, my T180 has developed a rubbing sound coming from the front wheels when the car is moving and turning left or right. Yours seems to go in and out in the video. I suspected my belt tensioner (idler pulley). I just got a new 2020 sxt about 4 months ago and I didn't notice this grinding noise until recently. It’s cyclical, so the noise speeds up as your wheels go faster or slows down if you’re reducing your speed during the turn. Thanks. If it fails while you’re driving, it can lead to a loss of control. I checked my tire pressure all is ok. What it could mean: This noise is likely coming from your CV axle. Tires look fine. The belt looks ok and I don't see any damage. Any suggestions or experience with this problem is much appreciated. This happens when at slow speeds where there is a big dip like pulling out of a gas station on to a main road sometimes they have a big dip inbetween the gas station driveway and the main road if that makes sense? Save Share. Like a rubbing, but the tires aren't close any where. At slow speeds I hear a rubbing noise. It almost sounds like a piece of sheet or metal rubbing or something grinding against it. Car Ownership History:: 06 Camry LE 2.4L 2AZ-FE 02 Outback 2.5L EJ251. No effect. It rubs and stops, rubs and stops and continues until I stop. I started noticing it recently when I turn sharply at low speeds like when pulling into a parking spot. I have a 2015 F3 SE6. G. The noise you describe is exactly what mine sounds like. The noise isn’t necessarily there when you turn the other way. Reply. Any ideas? This happens when the CV axle shaft boot is torn and leaks grease. Scraping rubbing popping sound when turning at slow speed. 1) Having the tires rotated didn't change the sound at all. 3) Alignment seems fine. Very hard to replicate or accurately describe but on occasional slow speed turns or start from a dead stop there is a noise like pot metal rubbing or grinding near the brake/axel. I noticed this noise coming from my girl's 97 Eclipse about 2 months ago. I have an issue with low speeds (1-10mph) when completely turning left. 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