I have an 04 malibu and it does the same thing and we had it checked out and
it has ABS Brakes and the light on my car does not come on. The mechanic
said the car will make the noise with ABS Brakes, so i keep driving it. If
ou get anymore ideas please email me.
I had problems with the ABS and finally a noisy wheel bearing on our
'01 Maliboo-hoo. I learned that the ABS sensor & pickup are integral
to he wheelbearing and that they fail too often. Our problems all
went away when I had the front wheel bearing replaced. I believe
there were codes that could be read if the ABS light ever went on.
Your problem may be a faulty cable if turning he wheel causes it to
The dealer initially wanted ~$500 but we negotiated. I talked with
the GM service assistance on the phone, even though it was out of
warranty. GM covered the part which would have cost me $150 from
Murray's with a lifetime warranty. And the dealer agreed to put the
part in for $120. It was much better than a sharp stick in the eye!
I'd shop around, but give GM a chance, especially if you have given
them some business already.
I got the garage to do it and made payment with my right kidney, of
course they did tell me that the bearing on the other side was on it's
way out as it was clicking. Well it can click until it grumbles. I
also had to get the track rod end replaced as the boot was torn and of
course, the alignment needed done. Kerching, kerching for that GM
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