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Hello, I have an astra life, auto 54 plate. For the past couple of weeks it intermittently makes a progressively loud whirring type screeching noise which completely stops when I brake but resumes when I press the accelerator. It doesn't do it all the time and then stops for a while. The garage told me to bring it in when its making the noise, easier said than done, any suggestions? Thank you.

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You need to replace the brake pads. They have wear indicator when the pad is worn it will make that sound. They have a metal piece that scrapes the brake disks letting you know its time to replace them. Follow the link to find out more.

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