Why does my car make a squeaking noise when I start the car?

Why does my car make a squeaking noise when I start the car?

CARS.COM —If you’re lucky, the squealing or squeaking noise that your brakes make when you first drive your car in the morning, particularly after rain or snow, is just surface rust being scraped off the rotors by the brake pads the first few times you apply the brake pedal.

Why does my serpentine belt make a squeal noise?

A serpentine belt is meant to run on various pulleys, like the idler pulley, and if any of the devices or tensioner pulley is not correctly aligned with the serpentine belt, the serpentine belt noise will occur, often in the form of a squeal.

Why does my car make a lot of noise when I apply the brakes?

Most brake noise is caused by worn or loose parts. For example, an unevenly worn rotor (often referred to as “warped”) won’t let the brake pads press flat against the rotor when you apply the brakes, and that can create vibrations that generate noise. Likewise, an unevenly worn brake pad won’t press tightly against…

Why does my water pipe make a sucking noise?

This obstruction may consist of an item that accidentally washed down the drain, built-up soap scum or other debris, or mineral and hard water deposits on the sides of the pipes. A professional drain cleaning takes care of pipe obstructions and, by extension, most gurgling or sucking noises.

Why does my car make a squeaking noise?

My car has 42700 miles. Hi there. In most cases, a squeaking noise coming from a wheel is caused by worn out wheel bearings. This is common with a Porsche and many other European performance models around 50,000 miles. However, it could also be a warped brake rotor or simply an excessive amount of brake dust that simply needs to be cleaned off.

Is it dangerous to have a squeaky suspension system?

A squeaky suspension system is not just embarrassing with those squeaking noises and grinding noises, but it is also dangerous and can be extremely difficult to diagnose and fix. Your vehicle’s weight is supported using coil springs, leaf springs or torsion bars.

Why do my brake pads make a squealing sound?

When the pads have their upper surface scraped, the metal underneath is exposed, which causes the squealing when they come in contact with other surfaces. Stuck pins in brake caliper assembly can also cause a squealing sound. Get the brake system checked thoroughly for any such problems. Go for high quality brake pads which last longer.

Why does my Mazda Atenza make a squeaking noise?

The best way to check to see where the noise is coming from is squirt penetrating oil on each rubber bushing one by one and bounce the car in between. When the noise stops, you’ve found the culprit! Many Mazda Atenza owners have found the rear sway bar bushings to be the culprit so you might start there.

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