Q: Q: Squeaking brakes

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6 months ago I got all new brake pads for my car. They are Napa semi-metallic break pads. At first they squeaked a little bit at low speeds but I thought I just had to wear them in. It went away after a few weeks. But for the last month the squeak came back but worse. It's very loud and piercing and happens every time I brake to a stop. The only time it doesn't squeak is if I slam on the brakes. I really need this to stop because it is so bothering. I know it isn't because the brakes are warn down and old since they are 6 months old. Please help.

My car has 147000 miles.

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