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Grinding noise when turning steering wheel / Ford Focus 2012

Ford Focus 2012 - 25,000 miles

There’s a loud grinding noise from the front end of car when I turn the steering wheel… even when the car is off and in park.
I can post videos of the noise if needed. Thanks for the help!

The grinding noise you hear might be from a bad upper strut bearing.

Since this noise occurs with car not moving, place your hand on each strut tower while someone turns the steering wheel back and forth.

If there’s a bad upper strut bearing, you’ll feel it

Tester

The other question we should ask is the one Tom or Ray often asked in this sort of situation.

“When was the accident?”