What is the whining noise I hear when I brake?

I hear a random whine coming from the rear of my 2006 Honda CR-V about once every journey. It lasts about 10 minutes and then goes away. When brakes are applied, it starts and then comes back when released. It's less audible as the car slows down, and dropping the clutch makes no difference. The brake pads look even and sliders are free. Could it be the pads sticking in the callipers or vibrating onto the disc?

Asked on 24 April 2018 by paul cooper

Answered by Alan Ross
From what you're describing, we would suspect the rear brakes. I'd suggest a strip down and complete inspection.
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