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Q: Squeaking Breaks

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My breaks have recently started squeaking at slow speeds. Dealer said it is due to the pads being semi-metallic and suggested chamfering. They did say that would not guaranteed it would stop. Any suggestions?

My car has 35000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If your brakes are squealing, this can be caused by a number of different things.The quality of the pads can make a huge difference in the braking performance. If ceramic pads are recommended for your vehicle and semi-metalic pads were installed, noises can occur. It is also possible that the rotors were not resurfaced or replaced the last time the brake pads were replaced. I would recommend having a qualified professional take a look at your brakes to determine the exact cause of the issue. Consider YourMechanic, as this service can be completed at your home or office.

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