Q: Squeaking/squealing noise when I'm driving but stops when I hit the brakes

asked by on January 20, 2017

Hi my car just ran into a little issue, when ever I was driving then suddenly heard a squeaking noise coming from the front of the car, though when ever I hit the brakes it stops, would could this be? Bad interior pads, wheel bearing?

My car has 149000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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In all likelihood, the brake pad wear sensors are just beginning to contact the brake rotors. This will create a loud squealing sound that may change pitch, or stop completely when the brakes are applied. Have a certified technician inspect the brakes for noise as soon as possible.

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