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Hi - My 2001 CRV (only 32K miles) periodically makes a high-pitched mechanical rubbing sound at high(er) speeds. When I depress the brakes briefly it goes away. Any ideas? Thanks!

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  • dgammage Feb 02, 2010

    Many thanks - will do!



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More than likely the noise u have is coming from the front brakes, at this point for safety sake have the front brakes inspected ASAP, u may have a metal to metal condition caused by worn brake pads, you are at the right mileage for this type of repair which is a front brake pad replacement, why does the noise go away when u touch the brakes? well here the reason, when you touch the brakes the brake pads touch and then are moved off the brake disk by the rotation of the disk, this moves them far enough off to stop the noise from the possible worn pads.

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