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    Purring sound when cornering left

    Dear Members.

    I have a 2004 Carrera 2 and I've just replaced the rear brakes (rotors, pads, hand-brake, all hardware).  Everything is properly installed I believe :-/.  Now when I'm cornering left (and only left) at +30kmh  there is a purring sound just like if the rim of the tire is just touching something but that is not the case.  I believe that sound comes from the left rear wheel.  My mechanic is oblivious of what could cause this purr.  I thought it might be the bearings but my mechanic says not.  The mileage is only about 68k km (42k miles) and has been properly driven and never tracked.  Is it possible that the calipper is just a itsybitsytiny fraction out of alignment with the rotor?

    Does anyone have a clue?


    Re: Purring sound when cornering left

    Perhaps, the brake pads need bedding in. I am not sure but I vaguely remember that the same thing occurred to me on a Boxster MY2001. After  some kilometers the noise went away.

    But for safety get your workshop to check the whole brake system, anyway.


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    "Form follows function"


     
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