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The Scariest Automotive Sounds We’ve Heard

The Scariest Automotive Sounds We’ve Heard

When your vehicle starts making scary sounds, turn to the expert auto mechanics at Autotrend Diagnostics in Campbell for all of your auto repair needs. All cars make noise, but the important thing is to be able to hear a sound and know whether or not it is an urgent cause for concern or not. Here we have a chance to talk about some of the scariest sounds we’ve heard, what they mean, and what should be checked or done next in order to avoid any other major issues. The Sound of Squealing Brakes We’ve all heard a car, whether it's our own or someone else’s, that’s made that screeching sound we all cringe at. It’s quite unsettling due to its high pitch, but generally, it is not a cause for immediate concern. The sound is caused by the brake pad indicator rubbing against the brake rotor. The indicator is there precisely to tell you that your brake pad has worn down and it is now time to replace. The next step you’ll want to do is in a timely matter t ... read more

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