Hi Everyone, need some help, or advice.
Have got a 53 2.0 tdci with 60k on the clock.
Have just started to get an horrible noise from the rear of the car. It appears to be coming from the area of the rear drivers side wheel. I can only describe it as a " low moaning " type of noise. Touch the brakes, and the noise level raises, then stops. It definitely sounds like metal on metal.
My local garage have had all four wheels off, and can find nothing wrong. They have checked the wheel bearings, and all appear to be okay. The hubs are not running hot.
The rear brake pads were changed last August, and have very little wear on them. The front pads are down by about two thirds, but still well within limits.
Am now at a loss as what to look at next. Don't want to do any long runs until I've sorted it. Noise not there when car is cold, start getting it after about 20 miles, which made me suspect the wheel bearings.