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2010 Dodge Charger Base 4dr Sedan RWD

2010 Dodge Charger
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Large
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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November 11, 2012, 10:33 pm

Tyler K
 

Question: My 07 Dodge Charger makes a rolling squeek when travelling at 20mph or less

It does it very randomly. Sometimes when I'm not pressing the brake and sometimes when I am. Also, when I slow down at a stop sign the last 20 feet before the stop as I'm braking the car seems to make a sort of whining sound (hard to describe the sound) My brakes are at 80% when I had them checked a few weeks ago so they are in good condition.


November 18, 2012, 9:51 am

Ron W
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Could be the brake sensor is making noise. Sometimes the sensors will make noise until you step on the brakes. Then the noise stops. This is because the brake pads slightly drag against the rotors when not applied (normal condition) and they can cock a little to set off the sensor. It's on one end of the pad. Once you apply brake pressure the pad tightens up against the rotor and squares itself up. Which has the effect of the sensor being pulled away from the rotor (stopping the noise). Eventually there isn't enough pad left and the sensors makes noise all the time (with or without braking)

Have the brakes inspected for wear.


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