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I have a 2001 Chevy Prism. My brakes have been squeeking a little bit and not catching until I almost hit the floor. I looked at the brake pads that are on there now, and they look fine. What else could it be?

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The brake pads need to be replaced asap. The squeal comes from a wire imbedded into the pad so that when you start hearing it, it indicates pad are worn out. New pad will bring the pedal bac up to its normal position. The back brakes are probably OK, but they should be checked as well for wear and leaks.

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