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Drive train squeal PLEASE HELP !!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Delaney1, Oct 21, 2010.

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    [Oct 21, 2010]
    iv got a 99 s3 and have got a squeal its like a brake squeal but its not the brakes iv replaced front discs and pads also rear discs and pads aswell as a sticking rear caliper even done a fluid change.

    it only happens when its warm and only happens between 15-25mph

    some one somewhere has had this problem and i need to find the solution its driving me mad !

    please please please can some one help me

    Dave
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    [Oct 21, 2010]
    Have you checked that the disc guards are not touching the discs anywhere?
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    [Oct 21, 2010]
    yes tryed that mate even took the front 1s off for a while
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    [Oct 21, 2010]
    could it be something rubbing on the propshaft/drive shafts? like a heat sheild
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    [Oct 21, 2010]
    im gunna take a look at wheel bearings abs rings prop shaft and drive shafts on wkend i gotta find it cant take it no more am just hoping some1 has had it and solved it and could help me thanks for the advice tho
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    [Oct 23, 2010]
    not a brake binding somewhere?
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    [Oct 26, 2010]
    thanks for the replys guys it ended up being the top cat heat shield had broke away and was just about touching the prop bloody annoying just ripped the lil sucker off prob solved lol
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