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Brakes grindind at low speed

1995 a6 2.6 auto, when slowing down to under 10 mph the brake grind and you can feel this through the pedal i think it could be the abs no warning light comes on,and when i start up the abs light comes on for a few seconds as normal, when braking at any speed the car stops straight , any ideas andy.

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  • a_tilyard Jan 21, 2009

    pads are 6 months old so plenty of life in them, could it be the disc

  • a_tilyard Jan 22, 2009

    tried these. wonder if it could be a abs sensor ?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    after exiting the freeway at speed over 65 mph, the abs and brake lights turn on.



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Sounds like your getting abs activation when its not needed. Most likley one of the wheel speed sensors has failed. You do need to have a scan tool to read the live data from the abs module as the problem is occurring to pinpoint which sensor is faulty. The abs light will not come on because the abs module thinks its just working normally. I'm an ASE certified mechanic and have seen this problem many times on various vehicles. You might have to pay somebody to diagnose it, but replacing the sensor it a very easy task. I hope this helps.

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You are down to metal on metal you need to get your brakes changed out soon or youll ruin the rotors

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 21, 2009

    it could be that they are too worn....did you change the rotors when you had the brakes done? if not that may be the problem

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 22, 2009

    it could be but i dont know that it would make a grinding noise the way youve explained it...have you thought about taking it to a brake shop and have them look it over and see if they can tell you whats causing the noise? that would be my next step and most shops will check them for free


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Probly in the brake caliper slides, they are not releasing, relpace brake caliper

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