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Squealing noise when I accelerate. Goes away completely when I brake. I may be wrong, but it sounds like it is coming from the back tire area? Definitely NOT under hood. I have a 05' Suburban. Thanks!

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Sounds like your brakes are getting bad you probably have rotors on the back and your back brakes will have the little chirpers i call them they make a noise when your brakes are needing to be changed, hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Clicking noise in the front

CHECK THE WHEEL NUTS ???? URGENT CHECK WHEEL NUTS

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SOURCE: 1999 Nissan Altima - Whining Sounds When Accelerating

Well, not sure if the temps have a direct cause for your problem, but you may want to check the CV joints on your axles. If you have ripped a boot, and lost the grease, that could cause a whinning. There are also a few other things it could be as well............any more info?

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SOURCE: Rubbing or grinding noise coming from Driver side rear tire/wheel

I had the same problem that based on interner research is common for Fords trcuks/suvs. The common problem fro rear humming "rubbing"sound might be the rear wheel bearings/seal. These will need to be replaced as it will progressivly get worse and the noise louder and eventually the bearings can sieze. I would hesitate to take to a ford dealer if I were you as it can run $500-900. Take to mechanic that knows how to replace wheel bearings and seals. My mechanic replaced them for about $150. and the bearing and seals are around $40. A good way to test this is to raise the wheel were you can freely spin by hand...if does not spin or there is a lot of friction then it might be the wheel bearings.
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SOURCE: Hissing noise when releasing brake pedal

Sounds like your brake booster but can't be sure until I know what kind of truck or car you have....

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SOURCE: Squeal under hood 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT (3.8 L)

I would start with a belt. While removing it feel how much tension the tensioner has on it, on the 3800 egnine they have a stiff tensioner(sorry I don't have any specs for how much) After you get the belt off you can look at all of the pulleys and spin them to see if the bind or look for stuff stuck in the grooves on the pulleys.
It sounds to me like the belt is streched. I would not recommend one of those gator back belts, they seem to make more noise sooner than a good v notch belt. But thats just my opinion!

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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