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Is this typical? At low speed sharp turns like in a parking lot, my tires squeal. Usually the pavement is real smooth. Is this an AWD thing? I have Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport tires on my 3.6R Limited. They have about 26k miles with specified tire pressures. No unusual wear pattern. Just curious. I get stares sometimes. And not 'cause I'm handsome and rich ;)
 

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Those tires are likely getting close to replacement (think mine lasted to about 21k). There will be some push and pull on hard u turns.

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Thanks. Usually squealing is a symptom of wear. I just wondered if AWD isn't a factor.
 

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Quit doing donutz! lol.
All cars and tires will squeal especially in tight turns where slip angles can be large due to limitations of steering geometry. Yes, AWD powers all four corners so that can exacerbate the amount of audible squealing but any car with any tire will do it. Some cars more, some tires more and some less.
 

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My tires have always squealed in a smooth concrete parking garage, regardless of the car I’m driving.

I think it’s normal, but I’m no expert.


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When was the last time you had the alignment checked?
No unusual wear pattern doesn't mean it's not out of alignment .
 

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When was the last time you had the alignment checked?
No unusual wear pattern doesn't mean it's not out of alignment .
Less than a year ago. I can get it checked at Subaru when I have them fix an oil leak.
I'm leaning towards an AWD "feature".
 

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All cars and tires will squeal especially in tight turns where slip angles can be large due to limitations of steering geometry. Yes, AWD powers all four corners so that can exacerbate the amount of audible squealing but any car with any tire will do it. Some cars more, some tires more and some less.
All true. Plus, road surface finish and temperature can make quite a bit of difference.
 

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Thanks all. The Subie world is new to me. Unless I was almost on two wheels in a corner I've never squealed like this in all my other cars and trucks. New or old. It's not as bad as all that. I'll just wave to the lookers. :cool:
 
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