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Hi all

I have just noticed a squeal from the front end of car when turning sharply or quickly in either direction that sounds a bit like tyre rubbing the wheels are standard 17 inch on a gs430 I have checked for signs of rubbing but can find nothing and the noise is only there for a short period when u first initiate the turn no noises at low speed manoeuvres am baffled .........

Cheers terry

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Check for brake binding, if this model has the usual caliper pins check for seizure, also check the wheel bearings for play and/or roughness.

Just checked and yours does have caliper pins on the front brakes so check these first and regrease them the shims and the pad contact points onto the caliper.

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Have just checked the offset of my wheels and it's +50 , seems a bit too far in to me, which may explain the very small gap between the inside of the tyre and some of the suspension parts

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Update ..... Wasn't the front at all, it was the rear rotors, where they have a groove for the shield to run in they had so much rust and crud in there it couldn't help but rub, cleaned it all out and skimmed a mil or two off the ridge on the back plate ESP at the bottom ....... Noises all gone now .... Peace reins once again

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