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Q: Sound from front tire

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I hear a sound coming from the front driver's side wheel.

A: Is it a squeaking sound? If so, this is mos...

Is it a squeaking sound? If so, this is most likely due to your brakes being low. Brake pads usually have a small piece of metal that only contacts the rotor when the pads are worn down and in need of replacement. They have this so you will have a warning before the pads totally wear out; at that point, you will possibly lose your brakes and damage your rotors. I would ask for assistance from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to come to you and inspect the wheel noise to see exactly what your problem is.

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