Q: Car squeals only when accelerating/coasting. Stops when braking

asked by on September 19, 2017

My car makes a squealing sound when I accelerate or coast. It seems to stop when I brake. The squealing used to happen occasionally but now it happens all the time while driving.

My car has 145000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Taylor. Thanks for contacting us today. A noise like you are describing is often caused by wheel bearings that have lost lubrication and are wearing out. It can also be due to a loose serpentine belt or drive belt. To know for certain, have a professional mechanic complete an onsite inspection, so the right repairs will be made.

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