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Why Does My Car Squeal When I Brake?

Why Does My Car Squeal When I Brake?

Nothing annoys like a car squeal when you brake. However, beyond this ear-piercing noise, it's a signal of something going wrong. Brakes are a vital part of your vehicle, but they can be a safety hazard without proper maintenance. Brakes will generally make some noise, for example, when they are not warm, newly replaced brakes, wet weather, or road conditions. But this noise should not linger much longer. It is that excessive squealing or grinding sound that calls for attention. Automotive experts state that about 99% of the time, your car brakes should not make any noise. What really causes this squealing sound?Worn Pads Worn out brake pads is a major cause of squeaking sound. This is a warning to replace the pads before they cause damage to the rotor. Slamming the brakes hard While driving, another car may pull out of nowhere, or other emergency forms on the road in front of you. This causes you to hit the brakes hard, gi ... read more

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