[s-cars] Squealing Right Rear Wheel

Igor Kessel igor at s-cars.org
Wed Aug 27 08:41:12 EDT 2003

Sean Douglas wrote:
> I'm getting a squealing sound coming from the right rear wheel. The
> noise is very loud when driving slowly within town and the pitch gets
> higher as the speed increases. The noise is not affected by braking or
> the e-brake.
> The car has 130,000 km on it. Could it be a bad wheel bearing? If so, is
> this something that should be fixed asap and is it harming anything if I
> leave it until I can get it to the shop? How difficult is the job?
> Thanks,
> Sean
> Sean Douglas
> 1997 Audi S6
> MTM Stage 1+
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I am almost positive it's your RR caliper not releasing the rotor. As
typical Audi as the broken door handle. Check the pad linings, I bet
they are on their last legs on the RR side. BTDT on every damned Audi
that I ever owned.

Igor Kessel
two turbo quattros

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