Why is my Ford Fiesta making a grinding noise?

My Ford Fiesta 1.6 diesel has lately started to make a grinding noise when hitting small bumps in the road. It sounds like the floor of the car is scraping the road. It also seems to look a bit low on the front than usual, can you please advise me as to what could be wrong?

Asked on 20 October 2016 by gaz100

Answered by Honest John
Reads like a failed front suspension strut, broken spring or failed strut top bearing. Most likely a partly broken spring.
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