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So i have been just noticing past few days a small light ticking almost like a pebble is in the tire noise when i makes slow turns. I can't pinpoint where it may be coming from exactly but sounds like the area of the front wheels. I read a few posts on wheel bearings going bad and also rotors being dirty ect. but was curious if anyone else ran into this issue? Car has about 2400 miles and is 2 months old. Just a bit concerned as i thought it was rocks in the tires but checked the fronts and nothing. Any info would be appreciated before i make a appointment for service.
 

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I had a similar issue but it was more of a slight grinding sound when turning slowly. Took forever to find the problem—a tiny pebble had gotten jammed in the brake pads. Might be worth a look.


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What brs said.


My experience with something caught between the rotor and splash shield -- this with another car not my Hellcat -- is the noise is loud, constant, and very irritating. Like Hulk sized finger nails on the world's largest blackboard.


I'm thinking something in a tire. Hard to believe a pebble/rock caught in a tread groove could stay around any length of time so it is probably a screw or nail or something metal. To find this -- or eliminate it -- it is best if the car is raised up and so the wheels can be rotated by hand and a careful check of the entire tire surface be made of each tire of course not just the fronts -- checked for anything in the tire. At the same time check all taped wheel weights are secure that one is not loose.


If there is a bad wheel bearing it might be identified at this time, too.
 

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So i have been just noticing past few days a small light ticking almost like a pebble is in the tire noise when i makes slow turns. I can't pinpoint where it may be coming from exactly but sounds like the area of the front wheels. I read a few posts on wheel bearings going bad and also rotors being dirty ect. but was curious if anyone else ran into this issue? Car has about 2400 miles and is 2 months old. Just a bit concerned as i thought it was rocks in the tires but checked the fronts and nothing. Any info would be appreciated before i make a appointment for service.
Hello keon718nyc,

If you end up going into the dealer for an inspection, let us know. We're available via direct message and would be happy to help with the servicing process.

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What brs said.


My experience with something caught between the rotor and splash shield -- this with another car not my Hellcat -- is the noise is loud, constant, and very irritating. Like Hulk sized finger nails on the world's largest blackboard.


I'm thinking something in a tire. Hard to believe a pebble/rock caught in a tread groove could stay around any length of time so it is probably a screw or nail or something metal. To find this -- or eliminate it -- it is best if the car is raised up and so the wheels can be rotated by hand and a careful check of the entire tire surface be made of each tire of course not just the fronts -- checked for anything in the tire. At the same time check all taped wheel weights are secure that one is not loose.


If there is a bad wheel bearing it might be identified at this time, too.

Before i make any more assumptions i am going to go to my local friend who has a repair/tire shop down the block and have them take a look and listen to what i hear. Then maybe they can point out what it is so i dont go into the dealer blinded and possible they dont see it ect.



Thank you for the info as well!
 

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I have a 19 widebody scat pack and it's doing the same thing. Makes a clicking noise from the front passenger side when turning left. Will ask the dealer to take a look when i take it in for my next oil change.

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I have a 19 widebody scat pack and it's doing the same thing. Makes a clicking noise from the front passenger side when turning left. Will ask the dealer to take a look when i take it in for my next oil change.

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Interesting, I will keep you all updated as well!
 

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Here is a shot in the dark, have you checked torque on the wheel lugs? Had a co-worker with a bimmer that had a clicking rear end...turns out his wheel bolts were loose.
 

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Here is a shot in the dark, have you checked torque on the wheel lugs? Had a co-worker with a bimmer that had a clicking rear end...turns out his wheel bolts were loose.

You know to be honest in back of my head i was thinking this could be the case as i did take a long trip from the start about 1300+ miles when i drove it back to New York. I will for sure go by my friends shop tomorrow and start seeing if they may be a tad loose ect. Thanks for bringing that up as you never know!
 

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Here is a shot in the dark, have you checked torque on the wheel lugs?


This^ many cars with the 6pot and two piece rotors have had this very issue. Some have solved it with the proper torque to the lug nuts. The two piece rotor cars should have a torque spec of 111ft lbs , where the one piece will have a 130 ft lbs spec.


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I have a 19 widebody scat pack and it's doing the same thing. Makes a clicking noise from the front passenger side when turning left. Will ask the dealer to take a look when i take it in for my next oil change. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
So far so good after ChallyTatum recommended i check the torque on the wheel lugs!!! Seemed a few were off in the front wheels after i stopped by my local tire shop and he jacked up the front wheels, tightened them to spec and noise is totally gone. Was coming from both right and left wheels so let them know to try this first if you do go to the dealer.

Here is a shot in the dark, have you checked torque on the wheel lugs? Had a co-worker with a bimmer that had a clicking rear end...turns out his wheel bolts were loose.

This worked and thank you very much for the info and replying here in this thread as im good to go now without having to go to the dealer makes my life a lot better too!!!



This^ many cars with the 6pot and two piece rotors have had this very issue. Some have solved it with the proper torque to the lug nuts. The two piece rotor cars should have a torque spec of 111ft lbs , where the one piece will have a 130 ft lbs spec.

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That was the answer to the issue and thank you as well for your advice and input!!! Can finally not have to think about it and if ever happens again i know where to look.
 

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I have had this issue on my 2017 TA since new. It almost seems to be resolved by taking the wheels off and putting them back on again. Then a few months later it comes back. The dealership has never found anything wrong. When I get it to the dealership next week for the radio delaminating, I think I'll have them check the torque on the two piece rotors as mentioned.
 

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I have had this issue on my 2017 TA since new. It almost seems to be resolved by taking the wheels off and putting them back on again. Then a few months later it comes back. The dealership has never found anything wrong. When I get it to the dealership next week for the radio delaminating, I think I'll have them check the torque on the two piece rotors as mentioned.
Hello GoDango,

Keep us updated on your dealer visit. If we can be of any assistance, send us a direct message. We'd be glad to help.

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