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2001 Yamaha Kodiak 450 4WD Wheel Noise

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My Yamaha kodaik 450 4 wheel on commanded started to make a funny noise today it sounds like something scraping in the left front tire. on any surfaces in two wheel and fourwheel drive. the noise happens at random. i have taken the tire off and put it back on. and my hub is tight... i took the hub off and when i spin the wheel it builds up pressure and the makes the noise and then releases the pressure

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I renamed the title of the thread to help others find it. What year is your quad?

I would say you have debris in your brakes or a CV joint going bad. If you put it in 4WD and turn the wheel to drive in a tight circle left and right do you hear clicking?

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the quad is a 2001. yea i hear a clicking on the road when i let go of the gas. and the brake pad is shot. i will replace the pad and see if that helps. Thanks for renaming :)

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i took the hub and brake off and it still made the noise when i manually turned the wheel :( what should i try next?

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Sounds like a brake noise to me.

* Moved thread to Yamaha forum and added issue to title.

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I agree with MQR above, remove the CV boots and clean out the joints and regrease. You can get a banding kit cheap and reuse the old boots if there are no tears in them.

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thanks guys. there is a noise in two. but i will check the cv joints and see if that helps

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