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Old 05-07-2013, 08:49 AM   #1
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rubbing feeling when turning?

Anyone experience this? I've noticed this a lot when driving very slowly through parking lots. When I make a sharp turn, I feel a very slight resistance in the steering wheel sometimes, almost as if something is rubbing somewhere.

Can't remember when this started, but it's been a going on for almost as long as I've had the car (over a year). My mods are in my sig. It doesn't appear to be a problem with the headers. I looked in that area, and there are not wear marks. I think this was happening before I had them, anyway. This doesn't appear to be a major problem...just one of those things that makes you scratch your head
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:19 AM   #2
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Yes. When cold and turning on first roll, but not after that. Has almost gone way now at 2yrs & 5k, don't know what it was. If you find out, please post!
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:37 AM   #3
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We had this problem on my wife's 2011 SS, during tight turns it was a low-tone rub noise ...strange as it sounds it turned out to be the differential and wasn't a surprise to the service techs either ...all covered under warranty.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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A few times when backing out of the garage slowly and turning the wheel hard to the left,
I get a rubbing sound at the rt front tire. Not really worried about it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:47 AM   #5
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My girlfriend gives me a rubbing feeling in the Camaro sometimes.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #6
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Seems like a lot of SS owners have had complaints about their rear differential not slipping enough.
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:00 AM   #7
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My girlfriend gives me a rubbing feeling in the Camaro sometimes.
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Seems like a lot of SS owners have had complaints about their rear differential not slipping enough.
So I guess this is somewhat common and nothing to be worried about? It's more of a feeling than a sound, but I haven't really listened too closely. Could it be related to my gears?
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So I guess this is somewhat common and nothing to be worried about? It's more of a feeling than a sound, but I haven't really listened too closely. Could it be related to my gears?

Kind of hard to tell you it's nothing to worry about since we are on a forum. Maybe let someone else drive your car around the parking lot and get their opinion.
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:33 AM   #9
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Is is the clutches in the Differential, plenty of posts about this on here.
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Anyone experience this? I've noticed this a lot when driving very slowly through parking lots. When I make a sharp turn, I feel a very slight resistance in the steering wheel sometimes, almost as if something is rubbing somewhere.

Can't remember when this started, but it's been a going on for almost as long as I've had the car (over a year). My mods are in my sig. It doesn't appear to be a problem with the headers. I looked in that area, and there are not wear marks. I think this was happening before I had them, anyway. This doesn't appear to be a major problem...just one of those things that makes you scratch your head
Hello E.T.,

Sorry you seem to have this issue currently. I can look into this situation for you if you like. To do so, please private message me you VIN and current mileage. Also, have you decided to take your vehicle into a dealer for service?

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We had this problem on my wife's 2011 SS, during tight turns it was a low-tone rub noise ...strange as it sounds it turned out to be the differential and wasn't a surprise to the service techs either ...all covered under warranty.
Hello pannhead51,

I am happy to hear that your vehicle was taken care. If you have any issues in the future, please make sure to reach out to us here on the forum as well. Here to help!

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Old 05-07-2013, 05:06 PM   #12
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We had this problem on my wife's 2011 SS, during tight turns it was a low-tone rub noise ...strange as it sounds it turned out to be the differential and wasn't a surprise to the service techs either ...all covered under warranty.
This!
I thought I had some front end suspension problems for months. It first started while turning corners then after a few months it was all the time. But it turned out to be the differential as well!
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:16 PM   #14
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I also had the rear diff rubbing sound at slow speeds while turning.(very slow speeds) had them change the diff fluid and they put in some sort of additive. Solved the prob but after another 3 to 4k miles its back but not as bad. I'm wondering if it'll eventually just go away over time?

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I also had the rear diff rubbing sound at slow speeds while turning.(very slow speeds) had them change the diff fluid and they put in some sort of additive. Solved the prob but after another 3 to 4k miles its back but not as bad. I'm wondering if it'll eventually just go away over time?

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It not going away, it it will eventually go bad. Its a known problem.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:12 PM   #16
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So I guess maybe I will try changing the fluid myself sometime, and putting in the additive. Can this be done on ramps?
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