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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Question: Can the wear sensor brakes be replaced? Pads look good but screeching noise!!

 

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clees, Bolivia, NC, March 03, 2012, 05:49
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Anytime the vehicle is in motion, whether you are using the brakes or not. A mechanic looked at the brakes and advised that the pads looked good.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 03, 2012, 09:50
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    The pads may be sufficiently thick but it may be a brake rotor surface finish or the brake pad material quality that is causing the noise. What was your mechanics thoughts on what is causing the noise.

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    clees, March 03, 2012, 11:20
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    Honestly, not a lot. He did find a rotor dust cover was bent and scraping so he straightened it out and thought that would fix it. What I have read so far is that there is a wear sensor on vehicles that will make that horrible screeching sound to alert you there is an issue with the brakes...could it be the sensor?

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