danuk42

Chirping, squeaking, rattling sound from near side Front wheel area at high speed

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Hi guys and Gals,

Car is Ford Fiesta LX 1.25 2000 plate. Yup, getting on , done 45, 000 miles, first real problem? I've had. (apart from corrosion lol )

The title says it all. When I start to maintain 50 mph plus along an A road or motorway, I start getting Chirping, squeaking, rattling sound from near side Front wheel area at high speed.

Does it in gear or in neutral , Throttle and no throttle. Just rolls along making this noise.

It calms down a bit when I slow down and get back onto the slow urban roads.

Typical short local journeys to and fro where I don't maintain 50 mph plus I hear no noise.

Any ideas?

Thanks, Dan.

 

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I'm unsure of the layout of the fiesta but my mk4 mondeo is having the same issue which I believe is a rear suspension bush issue. Try lubricating any bushes with a spray silicone lubricant

 

https://www.halfords.com/motoring/engine-oils-fluids/lubricating-penetrating-oil/wd-40-specialist-anti-friction-dry-ptfe-lubricant-250ml?istCompanyId=b8708c57-7a02-4cf6-b2c0-dc36b54a327e&istItemId=-xwwarwarpa&istBid=t&_$ja=tsid:94971|cid:868555909|agid:49387677732|tid:pla-294505072980|crid:203456299629|nw:g|rnd:18253499990739756111|dvc:m|adp:1o5|mt:|loc:9046963&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI5pPz0KLo3gIViLHtCh13WwRtEAQYBSABEgJTUfD_BwE

 

(not normal WD40as this can dry out rubber and cause more problems) might help to narrow down the issue.

 

Hope this helps

 

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