Metal scraping noise while accelerating

Asked by Aug 14, 2019 at 04:36 PM about the 2013 Subaru Forester 2.5X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Forester makes what sounds like a metal on
metal scraping noise randomly only when
accelerating, the noise almost sounds like a dust
shield scraping the rotor and gets more frequent
after driving for a while. The noise stops when I
take my foot off of the gas/push in the clutch. It
seems to do it more often on hills. The car drives
and shifts fine.

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Under motor or at a wheel? It;s either a heat shield rattle or a brake rotor shield scrape. Easy to deal with either, but not critical except to your peace of mind.

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