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Front end noise

My 2006 Chevy Aveo suddenly started making a high pitch noise while driving at any speed and stops when brakes applied, doesn't make a noise when in reverse. When sitting still car not running you can push on either front tire and hear the noise. Any ideas what can be wrong.

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Sounds like rust build up on the rotors,this is a common problem with after market rotors,or it is a squealer tab and they squeal to warn you before damage is done to the rotors when brake pads are 2/3 worn down.have a brake inspection done.

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