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2004 Honda Civic Question: I pitched noise. Think it might be rodar.



Moo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Lutherville Timonium, MD, March 07, 2009, 16:53

When I back up or I am driving for awhile a get a high pitched grinding steel noise that only lasts for about 10 seconds and then disappears.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 08, 2009, 00:09

    I suspect the sound may indicate the rear brake pads are worn. There is a metal finger attached to the brake pads, as the pads wear the finger is allowed to touch the brake disc emitting a loud high pitched squeal.

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