If you hear unusual or strange brake noises can be an indication that there is an issue with the vehicle. It will mean that a system is starting to malfunction on the vehicle. This could result in you ending up in a situation where the vehicle may require an extensive repair. The brakes are one of the most important parts of the vehicle. This is because the brakes allow you to stop slowly or suddenly. The brakes are also exposed to large amounts of force and will generate a lot of heat each time the vehicle stops.
There could be a couple different reasons for brake grinding, so it is important for a professional to inspect it. One way is if the brake rotor is making contact with part of the caliper of the brake system. This is caused from extreme wear to the brake pads and brake rotors of the vehicle. If you ignore this issue, it can do further damage to the vehicle and brake rotors. It will also result in a costly repair bill. Another reason for the grinding noise is if a foreign object like a stone gets stuck in the calipers. This results in a constant grinding or screeching sound when the vehicle is in motion.
Rattle Noises from the Brakes
Another noise you may also notice is a rattling noise. This is usually caused by the brake pads of the vehicle. The brake pads may rattle sometimes because of the heat expansion. If the rattle becomes consistent, make an appointment to bring it in. The rattle noise should also never be present when your foot is on the brake pedal. No matter what issue you notice with your vehicle, make sure to bring it in so we can inspect it for you.