Squeal Noise From Left Front Brake

ladyinmaryland
10

Asked by ladyinmaryland Apr 08, 2014 at 10:54 PM about the 2009 Volvo XC90

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2009 XC90.  Since Dec 2012, I've been experiencing the brake squealing from
the front left wheel.  The dealer worked for months to identify the issue, replacing the
brakes and rotors at their cost.  In May 2013 I gave up for frustration.  The issue has
been persistent.  I finally took the vehicle to another volvo dealership where the brakes
and rotors looked fine with some wear on the left which was replaced.  The service tech
drove and did not hear anything but advised me that longer drives would tell if the
problem was corrected.  It was not.  It does not matter whether the car  is driven in cold
or warm weather the only consistency is the squeal.  Has anyone else been
experiencing this issue?

3 Answers

Tim Huddleston
0

Sounds like wheel bearings

ladyinmaryland
10

Know nada about cars. The squeal is only heard when I brake. Still a possible bearing source?

V4life
10

A Small pebble will cause a squeal since you only hear it on the left.

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