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What Causes Squeaking Noises While Pressing the Brakes?

If you notice that your brakes are squeaking or squealing when you press down on the pedal, you may want to have your vehicle inspected as soon as possible. Brake squealing is common and can be caused by a number of different conditions, including worn down brake pads, warped rotors, glazed brake pads, and more. 

If you do suspect an issue with your brakes, the experts here at Pro Auto Care have got you covered. Any brake issue should be inspected as soon as possible, just in case the problem is severe. You never want to be stuck with faulty brakes on the road, so being proactive and getting any brake issues taken care of when they occur is important. 

Some common brake problems include: 

  • Brake warning is on
  • Squealing, squeaking or grinding noises
  • Vibrating when braking
  • Leaking underneath vehicle
  • Spongy brake pedal
  • Car pulls to one side while braking
  • Burning smell after braking
  • Bouncing excessively after stopping

If you're experiencing any of the brake issues listed above, give us a call or stop by Pro Auto Care for brake service today!