Whenever I brake, no matter the speed I get a loud whistling sound.. What could the cause of this be?
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2008 Nissan Altima Question: When I brake I get a whistling sound, what could it be?
Answer #1lawrenceg August 26, 2009, 16:17Master
This is probably from the brake booster. It is located in the engine compartment, but the noise will be heard near the brake pedal.
Replynavthegod, August 26, 2009, 16:49Rookie
Ok.. I could be confusing whistling with screeching... would that be the same thing?
Replylawrenceg, August 26, 2009, 16:54Master
Screeching is different. This could mean the brake pads are in need of replacement, if it is more of a grinding noise, then you may need brake pads and rotors. I would get the brakes inspected to know for sure! Good Luck!
Replynavthegod, August 27, 2009, 10:38Rookie
Thanks man, I appreciate it.