Why Is My Car Making Noise?
Hearing a vehicle noise is a scary situation when you can't pinpoint the cause. Before you worry too much, consider these common sources of car noises. Brakes When you need a brake repair, the noises will be characteristically high pitched and occur mainly when you're braking. The high pitched sound comes from metal pieces grazing each other at a high speed. A common problem is brake pads that are worn down, so that two metal pieces are touching (rather than two brake pads creating friction with each other, as they would normally do).