3) Alignment seems fine. This happens when the CV axle shaft boot is torn and leaks grease. I hear it when travelling under 10 mph. The noise isn’t necessarily there when you turn the other way. 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. Thank you. Took that off and the problem is still there. 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. Scraping rubbing popping sound when turning at slow speed. Like a rubbing, but the tires aren't close any where. No effect. I checked my tire pressure all is ok. I suspected my belt tensioner (idler pulley). Over the past couple months I have been hearing a low rubbing/grinding noise in my truck whenever I am turning at very low speeds. Any suggestions or experience with this problem is much appreciated. The noise you describe is exactly what mine sounds like. Yours seems to go in and out in the video. This happens when I exit the driveway or take a U-turn from a stop. 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. If it fails while you’re driving, it can lead to a loss of control. It doesn't get louder the more or less you turn. I took the car to the dealer and their best guess is new front wheel bearings needed at a cost of $1050+ Tax. Tires look fine. It almost sounds like a piece of sheet or metal rubbing or something grinding against it. Usually it is when I am going through parking lots or turning through drive ways. I can also feel it slightly in the steering column. Reply. Air pressure is fine. What it could mean: This noise is likely coming from your CV axle. 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. I started noticing it recently when I turn sharply at low speeds like when pulling into a parking spot. Car Ownership History:: 06 Camry LE 2.4L 2AZ-FE 02 Outback 2.5L EJ251. Save Share. Now the noise is much louder. Mine is a little more consistent during the sharp part of the turn, but sounds like that. At slow speeds I hear a rubbing noise. I just got a new 2020 sxt about 4 months ago and I didn't notice this grinding noise until recently. 2 months ago the noise was faint, but noticeable. The belt looks ok and I don't see any damage. I have a 2015 F3 SE6. Any ideas? When I turning the wheel to the left a low speeds quarter or half turn to noise becomes very apparent. I have an issue with low speeds (1-10mph) when completely turning left. 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. 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. 2) No visual signs of anything wrong. Hi I'm new here. 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? It sounds like there is something rubbing up against one of the front tires. I noticed this noise coming from my girl's 97 Eclipse about 2 months ago. G. 1) Having the tires rotated didn't change the sound at all. Thanks. 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. At low speeds, I hear a metal-on-metal noise coming from the left front- not necessarily when turning in any direction. It rubs and stops, rubs and stops and continues until I stop. I have a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer There's a rubbing sound coming from the front left wheel area.