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Brake noise I have a 2008 Rav4 Limited V6. Often (but not always) when braking, there is a rubbing noise with a very slight vibration under the driver's feet- probably coming from the wheel. I took it in to the dealer, and they checked the car, and the brake pads. They did not hear the noise, and said I still have 1/8 of an inch on the brake pad. What to do?

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Replace the brakes n reface the rotors

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Replace the pads and the anti rattle springs

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