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Old 07-15-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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Squeak while reversing.

My car sits on a hill, whenever I put it into reverse and then let my foot off brake I get that loud squeak so I'm guessing I need new brake pads. But when I'm down at the bottom on the street ready to drive and I shift it into drive I also get that same squeak. I can feel the squeak while pressing on the brakes also if that helps to clarify. Any clues as to what it is ??
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
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you need to service your parking brake
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:59 PM   #3
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A squeak when reversing is most likely the parking brake...squeaks and grinding when you brake during normal driving is probably worn brake pads and/or rotars
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:10 PM   #4
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When the rotors get wet, they rust a bit. Reversing + braking will make a loud grind noise for the first time.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:13 PM   #5
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A squeak when reversing is most likely the parking brake...squeaks and grinding when you brake during normal driving is probably worn brake pads and/or rotars
It only chirps when I shift from reverse to drive, not while in the process of reversing if that was what you were saying.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:44 PM   #6
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It only chirps when I shift from reverse to drive, not while in the process of reversing if that was what you were saying.
Ok i was thinking it was doing something else...hmmm interesting im not sure what would cause a chirp when you shift from reverse to drive..be curious to see if it sounds familiar to somone else on here
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Old 05-04-2014, 01:42 PM   #7
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Hold on I have the same problem but it's all the time when I'm reversing even when I am not applying the brakes. Sometimes it doesn't do it when I repetitively and lightly use the brakes
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Old 05-04-2014, 02:08 PM   #8
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Hold on I have the same problem but it's all the time when I'm reversing even when I am not applying the brakes. Sometimes it doesn't do it when I repetitively and lightly use the brakes
What fixed my problem was replacing all my rotors and pads. Hope that helped
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Old 05-20-2014, 12:51 AM   #9
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The other day I noticed my car squeaks while I'm going up to 20mph on SLIGHTLY uneven roads.(still haven't replaced rotors)
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