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it could be a number of things but it depends i dont know what it sounds like but it could be your break or cb halfshaft Brake pads worn out. Metal to metal contact. Inspect brake pads, asap.

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Q: Why does your car make a clunking or grinding not squeeling sound when you apply high pressure to the brakes?
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What would make a clunking noise when braking?

brakes are need to be replace

Grinding when braking?

Worn out brakes.

What does it mean when your brakes make grinding noise when you stop?

The brake pads are worn out and need to be replaced. The grinding sound means your brakes are about to stop working.

Why are your brakes making a grinding noise?

Your pads or discs are worn. The brakes will fail soon if not replaced.

What causes a grinding sound in brakes?

your brakes are about to give out... you should go to wal-mart and have them replace them

What causes a grinding noise in your front wheel?


How do you tell if your brake pads are bad?

If you are driving and you hear a high pitch squeeling/screaching sound but when you apply the brakes the sound stops your brakes need replacing, this is called your brake squeeler.

How do you know when to get your brakes checked?

If you suspect something, get them checked. If you get vibration while applying the brakes, get them checked. If you get grinding noise from the brakes, get them checked.

When you apply your brakes there is a grinding noise in the rear of your 1996 Lincoln could that be the air ride suspension going out?

no, that sounds like the brakes are grinding because the are ready to be changed, check them out immediately.

What causes Right front tire area to make deep grinding sound making an extreme righ turn?

Have your brakes checked, rust or wear on brakes can cause grinding when turning.

What is the loud squeel every time you hit the brakes?

Brakes are designed in such a way as to give off a loud squeel when they are coming to the end of their useful life. If your brakes are squeeling loudly and have been for a while it is a good idea to make plans to look at them.

What would cause a grinding noise after a tire is replaced?

What would cause a grinding noise after a tire is replaced and the brakes are not worn?

Grinding clicking sound when you drive?

Check your brakes(pads and rotors)

Why would the brakes squeal only after reversing on a 1970 Bug?

in VW's when you have the breaks adjusted out too far they tend to grab when reversing. There is an auto adjuster in the rear drum to keep your rear brakes adjusting. If the brakes are worn out they will "hang up" after reverse and cause squeeling.

How do you know if your break are bad?

Excessive pressure needed to stop Grinding or scraping sound when brakes are applied Vehicle pulls to one side when stopping

Could rusty rotors make a grinding noise?

Normally a rusty rotor would not make a grinding noise. A grinding noise from the brakes usually indicated that the pads or shoes are worn down.

Do bad brakes make a grinding noise evenif not braking?

They could, yes.

Why do my brakes still grind after i changed my hub bearing rotors and pads in my 1998 Chevy Malibu?

The grinding could be coming from the rear brakes.

Why does your car make a clunking noise by the front brakes when you put your car in reverse after parking on an incline?

A clunking noise, when you put your car into gear, is most likely caused by a bad u-joint. A problem in the transmission can also cause the noise.

What causes a grinding noise from the right passenger side?

Bearings, cv shaft, or brakes.

What are signs that your brakes are bad?

There are a number of signs. If you have disc brakes, there is a metal "wear strip" that begins to squeal as a warning that the discs are close to being worn out. Of couse, if you notice difficulty in bringing the car to a stop, that is a sure sign that it should be looked at by a mechanic. The brakes should not be allowed to get to the point that they make a grinding noise when applied. That will damage either the brake rotor or the brake drum, depending on the make of car, and can add considerable additional cost. The wear parts on disc brakes can be replaced fairly easily and inexpensively, if they are replaced before damage is done to the rotor. The rotoris the round shiney thing you can seeinbehindthe wheel on some cars. Again, depending on the kind of car, the symptoms of brake wear are noise, squeeling, then grinding, and if the wear has gotten excessive, the car will pull to one side with a grinding noise. Hope this helps. The longer you let it go, the more it will cost.

Why do your brakes only grind every couple days?

If your brakes are grinding at all, you need to inspect the brake pads. I suspect you will find your pads are worn out.

What would cause a clunking noise under the car when you but your foot on the gas or on the brakes?

Possibly a worn engine and/or gearbox mounting or exhaust mounting

Why is there a Gringing in front brakes on 1995 ford pu f150?

A grinding, snapping or dragging sound coming from breaks can be a sign that new breaks need to be put on. if the brake pads have been used after being worn out the rotors can become grooved and even warpedI have a 1995 f150 and I had a grinding noise and it was the front wheel bearings. not a hard job if you have the manual for the truck and bearings are fairly cheap. if it's more of a squeeling then it's the answer above.

What is the grinding noise on a megane 2?

It depends on where the grinding noise is coming from. Most of the time the grinding is coming from the brakes and the brake pads need to be replaced. If they've been grinding for a while, the rotors will need to be resurfaced or replaced. Other possibilities for grinding are worn axle bearings, or a problem with the clutch. If the clutch goes out, there will be a grinding noise when you try to shift gears.