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What should I do if my brakes are making a squeaking noise?

Published on Oct 11, 2023 by John Coleman

Is Your Brake Squeaking?

If you're hearing a squeaking noise when you press the brake pedal, it could be a sign that your brakes are wearing down and need to be replaced. It's important to address any brake issues right away, as they can be a safety hazard and can lead to further damage if left unchecked. Read on to learn more about what to do if your brakes are making a squeaking noise.

What Causes Brakes to Squeak?

There are several possible causes for squeaky brakes, including worn brake pads, warped rotors, and contaminated brake fluid. Worn brake pads are the most common cause of squeaking brakes, and can be easily replaced by a qualified mechanic. If the rotors are warped or the brake fluid is contaminated, more extensive repairs may be necessary.

How Do I Stop My Brakes From Squeaking?

The best way to stop your brakes from squeaking is to have them inspected and serviced by a qualified mechanic. They can determine the cause of the squeaking and recommend the best course of action to get your brakes back in top condition. Be sure to have your brakes inspected regularly, as this can help prevent issues from arising in the first place.

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