What Causes Squeaky Brakes on Cars?

Answer It's a sound that many dread while driving --- the screeching sound that tells you that your car's brakes need to be changed soon. Getting your brakes repaired is a relatively common car maintenanc... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What Causes Squeaky Brakes on Cars

Whenever I step on my brakes, it causes a loud squeaky noise.?

You probably need new brake pads. Do it soon or you'll need rotors too and it will be a LOT more expensive.

What Are the Causes of Squishy Brakes on Cars?

"Squishy," "soggy" or "spongy" are words often used by drivers when they describe a brake problem. The pedal should always feel firm, with a positive hold on the brakes when applied. If the pedal f... Read More »

What Do Squeaky Brakes Mean?

Braking systems for automobiles are engineered so that the various components work in concert to provide a consistent braking performance. Many anti-lock brakes are also equipped with a system for ... Read More »

How to Fix Squeaky Brakes?

Automotive hydraulic braking systems can sometimes squeal and squeak, which can indicate excessive wear and the need for repair. Disc brakes are designed to squeal when they have a low amount of ma... Read More »