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post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 05-28-2019, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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I got new wheels and tires put on a few days ago. I now notice a rattling sound when driving coming from the front left side? It stops when I apply any pressure to the brakes. What could be making this happen? I have read common problems with cobalts, wheel bearings, tie rods etc. This seems different from other issues I have read about.

Update: I found the problem and am getting it fixed tomorrow. The shop that mounted my new wheels did a really bad job with the wheel spacers. They were mounted crooked and had a gap. This caused wobbling in the tires and the discs for the brakes were loose and rattling. Hopefully this will help somebody else if they have this unusual problem.

Last edited by Alder; 05-30-2019 at 09:07 PM. Reason: Problem solved.
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