My Subaru 98 forrest sounds like I am dragging a pipe.There no pipe hanging. And the sound gets a bit louder until I come a complete stop. I am worried could it be my brakes. And it is beginning sound worse each I drive it. How much is new brakes? Ok sorry , back up. What could be causing this horrible sound. I got go to work and school. I really scared what is the outcome, meaning cost?

Asked by Oct 22, 2014 at 02:32 PM about the 1998 Subaru Forester S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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First, I will recommend you don't drive your fozz until you figure out /fix this issue. Trying to imagine the sound of dragging something makes me think of binding or grinding.. It could be brakes.. It could be a wheel bearing or something in one of your differentials or worse or totally none of those at all.. Do you know for a fact that it is coming from a wheel area? Is there an unstable feel while you've driven recently? We are all goin to have different ideas and speculations with different experiences with cars, etc. you should call a mobile mechan

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