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Hi,Front brake pad worn out. This noise comes from the wear sensor rubbing against the rotor. Replace brake pad
- Presence of dirt or scored rotor.
- Dust plate bent and touching rotor.
- Contaminated brake pad
Read more about brake problems at this website
www.thecarproblems.com

Posted on Jul 20, 2013

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Most commonly, that sound would be coming from your brakes. Have you had them checked or replaced recently?

Brakes will squeal if they get worn down too far and require brake pad replacement. Sometimes they will squeal in perfectly harmless condition such as when they get wet, which should clear up quickly as they dry, or if they experience too much vibration. New brake will also sometimes come with either gaskets, metal clips, or a sort of anti-vibration grease or putty to reduce squealing from harmless vibration.
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When the pads are worn away completely the metal backing comes in contact with the rotor and it grinds. Grinding is bad. It means the car's brakes are metal to metal. This will cause damage to the rotors resulting in an even more costly brake job.
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