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2005 Equinox noise from front end/brakes

As soon as I put my foot on the brakes I can start hearing a noise and it gets worse the slower I get. You can not hear the noise from outside of the car. I had the brake pads replaced in Aug and they said they turned the rotors. My brother has checked the rotors and said they felt fine to him. The noise does not occur when the car is in reverse and I apply the brakes. Any ideas what this could be?

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I had the same problem with mine at about 20000 miles,took it to dealer and they told me it was a common problem for the mounting bushing for the caliper to go bad.Dealer replaced them and less than 5000 miles later had same problem,they ordered new brackets with new bushings to mount calipers and have had no problems since at 41000 and still have original pads and rotors have not been turned. Don't know if they will do anything after warrantee but mounting bushings are easy to replace and not expensive.

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