Q: Car screeching when driving

asked by on

The car starts fine with no weird sounds. As soon as I start to drive, there is a grinding/screeching sound. As I slow down, the sound slows down as well. It started overnight and had not had any kind of sounds before. I can't see anything hanging or dragging under the car.

By your description I can assume the sound you are hearing is relative to wheel speed. If so, this could be due to brake or bearing failure. I would recommend having a trained technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your home or office to diagnose and repair the screeching noise.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car screeching when driving

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Engine light - 2004 Honda Civic

Hi there. Usually the symptoms your'e describing with your 2004 Honda Civic are caused by a similar mechanical issue related to an engine overheating. This could be triggered by a thermostat valve, broken heater core, or a problem with the...

Q: My 1999 Honda Civic is overheating

If the car is overheating and the coolant is disappearing right away without showing a puddle on the ground, there is probably some kind of engine damage like a blown head gasket. If it takes a little time to overheat,...

Q: Engine hot, difficult shifting, shutting off

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais. A common problem that can cause stalling is a stuck torque converter clutch. This device connects the link between the engine and transmission, but should slip some when...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.