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I have a weird high pitched squeeling noise on the front passenger side. Sort of like metal touching metal its very faint but now I have noticed it , I can hear it all the time.

At first I assumed it was the brake pads touching the disc but can move the disc easily by hand when jacked also cleaned the disc and checked for any metal touching (back plate) Also looked for stones but nothing. When driving slowly you can hear the noise every single wheel rotation , then when getting up to 10mph it blends into a whistle :unsure:

Took it to a garage who also could hear the noise, however, when they lifted the car and drove it on the ramp to listen the noise wasnt there?

I did ask if it could be the wheel bearing however the garage said you would definetely hear the wheel bearing as its a different sound.

Any ideas?

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What car do you have?
Are you sure it's comming from the front passenger wheel?

My best bet would be the suspension or the steering system more the latter. What's got me is where you say you can hear it at a specific point on the wheel rotation. That points me towards a bad bearing but a bearing is more a growl than a squeak. It could simply be a faulty bushing,

My suggestion is to go on YouTube and look at some videos showing the sound of a bad bearing and compare (there are a good few)

After that look at a detailed diagram for the front axel and start ticking off everything that has been checked. Start a process of elimination and in the end you are sure to find the issue
 
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