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Why Do Brakes Squeal?
If your brakes sound like someone dragging their fingernails across a chalk every time you use them, it's time to have them inspected and repaired. A squealing sound coming from the brakes is not...

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Every time I brake I hear a noise and it gets worse when the car is coming to a stop.
Any noises coming from brakes or changes in brake pedal feel, warrant an inspection right away for safety. You just don't know until an experienced mechanic has inspected your brakes. Brakes should be checked about every 15,000 miles or once...
Beeps, squeals, and whistle sounds in brakes
You should first have the brakes fully inspected and the brake booster and master cylinder diagnosed for any leaks or defects. If no problems are found, then check to see if the vehicle has the latest calibration for the powertrain...
Brake noise
Try and drive it for a couple weeks after inspecting to make sure everything was installed correctly. The noise may change after the pads are seated into the rotors. When a pad and rotor are new, they will not match...
My car make noise like the brakes are wet when trying to brake slowly
The material in the brake pads can make noise intermittently or all the time. What you're hearing is most likely a normal noise if the brakes are new or fairly new. If you have not had a brake check in...
Brakes jerking - 2015 Buick Encore Automatic
You may consider having the brake pads changed with some non-Buick pads (i.e. aftermarket). Based on the number of complaints on this issue, General Motors seems to have a mismatch on brake pad material with this model. This will, unfortunately,...
Wheel or Brake problem font end sounds like it coming from the right passenger side
Hello. Since you will need to have the tire repaired or replaced anyway, I recommend having the brakes and front end checked to see what may be causing the noise. Your tire may have cords hanging out of the tire...
Vibrating steering wheel, schreeching brakes
You may have hit a pot hole when you went off the road and damaged the tire internal cords. This will cause a wobble feeling. If the tire is okay, then your wheel weights may have been knocked off and...
Noise like brake pads over 35 or 40 no noise under 35
It sounds like you may have a weak ABS wheel sensor and a loose wheel bearing. When you hit the brakes, the sensor losing signal may be causing the ABS to activate. You would need to have the ABS diagnosed...
Screeching when I turn
The noise you heard could be power steering pump noise, possibly a bearing, maybe just worn out brakes. I suggest having a certified technician check your vehicle to determine the cause of the screeching noise.
Humming/whirring sound only when accelerating.
It is possible that you have a wheel bearing issue. It is usually worse when cornering in one direction and gets better when turning the other direction if it's just one bearing. The brake noise could be the return...
Do I need new brakes or rotors or both?
Hi there. Without knowing the specifics about your vehicle, such as make, model, year, or being onsite to physically complete a brake inspection, it is very difficult to tell you how much work will be required. However, if your brakes...
Brakes noise 2013 Honda Civic
You need to have the brakes checked before you drive the vehicle anywhere. It sounds like you have a leaking brake caliper on the right side and lost fluid. It would be best to have an expert scope this out...
My brakes squel even though I have recently replaced pads and rotors.
Sometimes inexpensive brake pads will squeal even when new. Something you can try is to use some anti-brake squeal spray or lube designed for the backing plates of the brake pads. These can help with the high frequency vibrations that...
Whooshing sound from rear brakes
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to offer my insight. If the brakes are dragging when you let of the brakes, then you may have binding caliper slides or pads binding in the caliper bracket. I'd recommend...
Squeaking sound coming from the front of the car when driving slow
This is very likely related to something that increases with engine speed. The drive or serpentine belts can make squeaking noises that will speed up as they do with engine speed. This is usually due to a loose or slipping...
When I brake is sounds and feels like grinding metal
This is usually a sign of the brake rotors developing hot spots or becoming warped. When the brakes are applied, an enormous amount of heat is generated. As this happens and the brakes heat up and cool down repeatedly, the...
Under car damage from steep driveway
Unfortunately, without seeing the bottom of the vehicle, it is impossible to definitively say what part you have damaged. The gas engine is located in the area you are describing. If you did major damage to the gas engine, you...
Brakes squeal very loudly
Hello. When the brakes are done on this vehicle, the brake pads and rotors must be replaced together. If they replaced both, then they either did not install them properly or they used defective parts. It is also important that...
Metal-on-metal sound in wheels
Hi there. It sounds like you may be on the right track. It may be a bad caliper or worn out brake pads. I would remove the rear wheels and check the brakes. Your GTI may need new brake pads...
It sounds like it could be your brakes; however, it could be a belt. I have seen issues where the belt won't make noise until you let off the gas. I will give you some steps to go through to...

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