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Grinding noise while turning

Well I think I have a problem....Prior to installing my lift I noticed I had a wierd noise while turing left or right as well as going straight at slow speeds, roughly around 15 to 30 MPH. The noise is almost like a grinding sound, you can feel a vibration in the front end when it happens. Well needless to say I installed the 4 in lift. I still have the same noise but it is getting worse. I have ruled out wheel bearings already do to the fact I have had to replace both my front hubs for other problems. I have already changed the diff. fluid. Had the alignment checked. I still here the problem with ESP on or off. Anyone have any suggestions??

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Traction control maybe.

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Sorry if this sounds kinda dumb, but with the ESP full off and it still happens. Can it still be the traction control???

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It's possible,
The traction control remains active even when ESP is full off.

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Okay, is there anyway to fully disable it???

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I'm unable to answer that with any confidence.
Since the traction control is triggered through the ABS I will speculate there may be a fuse specific to it.
So, if you find one so labelled, I'd say pull it and road test.

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I will definitely look into it. Thanks

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Looking through your old posts it seems like you have had a host of unusual problems. This noise could be an artifact from your problems or just a bad set of control modules that you have been blessed with (gremlins). Is the grinding noise similar to the traction control engaging, very noticeable rapid clunk clunk clunk? Do you offroad or travel gravel roads often? That will usually jam crap in my brakes and make the most awful sound, doesn't even sound like brakes more like I am dragging a tin can. Bent axle?- probably would have noticed that during the lift.

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Describing the noise is kinda tough. Grinding is probably the wrong word to use, my bad. It sounds nothing like when the traction control engages. The best way I can describe it is, it's like a loud whining noise. But it’s so bad it causes a vibration that can be felt in your feet, steering wheel etc. It only happens at slow speeds. I get it in turns (only at slow speeds) but what’s weird, is it happens while going straight around 15 to 30 MPH and it goes away once the speed picks up. Say if I'm coming up to a stop sign and just slowing down with out using the brakes, once I get to around 30 the noise happens. I have checked the brakes, rotors, but nothing out of the ordinary. Before I had my lift installed I had a local mechanic look into it. Nothing conclusive but he suggested changing the front differential fluid due to the clutches internal to it. If there was no friction modifier added or it just hasn't been changed it could cause that. Well needless to say 8,000 miles later. It's still doing it, but getting worse. I will try removing the fuse and see if happens.
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