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1994 Pick up. Came into the shop needing brakes

1994 Pick up. Came into the shop needing brakes and front end parts. After the repair was done, it made a noise at low speeds as if something was rubbing. It sounds exactly like a wheel bearing noise however that was replaced during the brake job. Wheel bearing noise would constantly do it but this noise is intermittent. Nothing was damage during the install of the parts. What could this noise be.

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    does the brake pedal pulsate abit when you apply the brakes ?

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Yes it could be your wheel bearings but it also could be the pins that hold your brake pads in. The pins need to be well lubercated to allow the pads to move freely on them. the wheel bearing might be miss adjusted or have some thing in them causing the noise. i would first check the caliper make sure the pads are not draging on the rotor at all. make sure the pads do not have rocks or dirt stuck in them. The problem is most likely to be with your brakes or even your dust cover for your front rotors. make sure the dust cover is not bent where it is touching the rotors.

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