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Certain symptoms tell you when to replace car brakes. The Brake Warning Light and squeaky brakes are common signs of worn out brake pads or rotors.
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Squeaky car brakes are hard to drive with. If your car brakes are making noise, check the brake pads and brake rotors to see if they are worn down.
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Stabilizer Bar Bushings
Common signs include sluggish response in vehicle handling and rattling or squeaking noises from underneath the car.
How Long Does a Driveshaft Last?
When When it comes to important components in your vehicle, the driveshaft holds a lot of importance. This part is responsible for delivering the torque, or power, that is being made by your engine and sending it to the correct...
How Long Does a Drive Belt Tensioner Last?
In In order to keep the proper tension on your vehicle's serpentine belt, a drive belt tensioner is used. This is a pulley that is either mounted to an adjustable pivot point or a spring mechanism. If you open up...

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squeaky brakes.
Squeaky brakes can be frustrating. Let me offer a few suggestions that will hopefully quiet down the noise. The squeal or squeak is due to metal surfaces vibrating without lubrication. Proper lubrication is key to a quiet brake job. The...
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Squeaking brakes
Hello there, squeaking brakes can be caused my many different faults on your 2008 Volvo XC90. The most common causes are the improper brake pad material. There are two different kinds of brake pad material that are common, semi-metallic, and...
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Squeak
Hello. I would first try to determine if the sound you are hearing is engine or suspension related. If the sound seems to come and go according to your engine speed, then the sound is likely engine-related. I would put...
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Sqeaking in the rear
Hi there. The problem you're describing sounds awfully similar to an issue with the wheel bearings to me. The wheel bearings allow your free floating rear tires (on the Dodge Caliber) to ride without restriction. However, when you hear a...
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Car squealing
If the pulley moves back and forth, this would suggest that it is loose. Depending on which pulley it is, this may cause the belt to squeak if it moves back and forth due to the amount of force being...
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Car squeaking when driving.
Hello. I know squeaking nosies can be annoying, and if it is coming from the rear of your vehicle it is typically from one of the suspension bushings or the rear shocks. The most common is the bushings. What I...
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Car squeaking when driving
Hello. I will assume your vehicle is equipped with a manual transmission as it sounds like you are shifting gears yourself. The symptoms you've given are leading me to a malfunction in your clutch assembly, or engine and transmission...
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Brakes squealing
This circumstance is not unusual and I suspect is often related to the use of non-OEM rotors and brake pads and also the failure to re-apply factory specified shims and/or appropriate anti-squeal compounds and lubricants. Unfortunately, once non-OEM parts and...
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Brake squeaking
Hi there. More often than not, the squeaky noise on front brakes is causes by metal to metal grinding, as there is typically a small metal groove that let's owners know that the brake pads needs to be replaced. However,...
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Belts squeaking
Hello, your engine has two belts and adjustable tensioners. The belts should be checked to see if they are dry and cracking, and also to see how stretched they are. The belt's tensioner can be used to tighten the belts...
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Belt squeaking.
A stretched belt or a faulty belt tensioner are the most likely causes. I would recommend having the tensioner checked first by a YourMechanic technician. If the tensioner seems to be working properly, the belt is the next likely cause....
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Belt squeaking
I believe for your vehicle there is only one drive belt. The serpentine belt is kept tight via the use of an automatic tensioner. If the belt is squeaking, the tensioner needs to be checked before the belt is replaced...
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Weird low sqeeking noise when braking and turning the steering wheel
You should have your suspension and brakes rechecked to see if noise is coming from brakes or the suspension and then a diagnosis can be made. You may have noisey brakes or sway bar links.
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I had both axles replaced and car still sqeaks alot what could the problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be squeaking for a number of reasons. The best way to tell if it is the axles causing the sounds is to isolate the noise with a series of tests. You...
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Strut creaking when on an incline and turning steering wheel
Hello, thank you for writing in. Some noise is normal when struts are stressed out or pushed to limits. However excess noise is an issue, and it should be inspected. With the age of the vehicle taken into consideration, if...
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Engine is making a Squeaky sound? 2007 Nissan 350Z
Hello - that squeak sounds like a bearing to me - alternator, serpentine belt idler pulley, or possibly the water pump. Time for the stethoscope to narrow it down precisely! I recommend a enngine noise inspection performed by a mobile,...
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2004 E320 Mercedes Benz squeaky Noise occassionally from left wheel area when driving over a bump or just driving. 2004 Mercedes E320
Hi there - this noise could be from suspension link or bushing(control arm or sway bar), or from the spring seats. This is the sort of random noise that springs up after some years of service. Will probably require putting...
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v6 vq35 engine is making a Squeaky sound?
Usually squeaking noises are associated with the drive belt. I was unable to access the You tube Video that you tried to link, but I'll speculate that you are hearing a slipping serpentine belt. If the automatic tensioner has started...
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Squeking sound on my left coilovers driverside
If a bushing has failed, or a rubber spring insulator has torn, you might be hearing metal to metal contact and that could account for the squeaking. Other possible sources of squeaking noises are the strut, shock absorber, sway bar...
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Squeaking noise comes from wheels as it spins.
If the noise does not exist with the vehicle stopped (i.e., due to engine noise), then it is likely due to wheel bearings or the brakes. If brake related, unfortunately these sorts of noises can be related to the use...

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