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When driving front passanger wheel has a high pitch squeek ( like something is dragging on it) when I apply the breaks it goes away??? what the heck is it

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  • marcibabeee Oct 02, 2009

    Thanks im gonna tear apart me wheel now
    I'll check into that

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Could be a wear sensor on the brake pad contacting the rotor (tells you when your brakes need changing)

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Check the small metal tab on the edge of the brake pad it will be shiny on the edge if it's touching.

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It is an early wear indicator. My truck did the same thing. It is time to replace the brake pads.

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