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Whoosing from my brakes

Hi I'm hearing a whoosing from my brakes, and it goes away when I apply the brakes. Is this the "tattle tale" indicator to let me know brakes are low??rock

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    Greg Bernett May 11, 2010

    What does it "feel" like when you step on the brakes? You should have a squeek rather than a whoosh to let you know about wearing brakes. The noise come from a brake wear indicator pin that is part of the brake pad.

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If its squealing yes if you wait to long you will be down to bare metal with no pad left and you will need to buy new rotors 10-60$ each on average for car. for a big truck with hub assembly like 4x4 probably very expensive

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Remove the wheels and clean around the brakes.get brake cleaner and spray to clean off dust.But it sounds to me like a wheel bearing noise.

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