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Grinding/ rubbing noise coming from the right rear wheel

edited June 2011 in Repair and Maintenance
My '98 Honda Civic hatch is making a rubbing or grinding type noise that seems to be coming from the right rear wheel. It only happens when I'm making a speedy left turn and is made worse when there's lots of weight in the back seat. My boyfriend who mostly knows what he's doing checked the wheel for play and any grinding of the wheel bearings and he thinks the bearings are fine. We also checked around the wheel for foreign objects and any obvious issues i.e. pieces of the car hanging off... and we didn't see anything. Does any one have any suggestions as to what might be the problem?
Laura in VT


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