Why are my brakes noisy?

Why do the brakes on my car squeal when slowing down?

Asked on 29 May 2024 by CARL REES

Answered by Alan Ross
There are a few reasons why you could get brake squeal.
1. Worn brake pads
2. Sticking caliper
3. New brake pads just been fitted
4. Dirt / dust accumulation
5. Glazing of the brake pads
Without being able to inspect the brakes we cannot say which one would be the problem so it's best to get it inspected by a garage to find out what the specific issue is.
Tags: driving brakes
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