I have a screeching sound when I drive that decreases when I push the brakes or turn. i just found out though that I have 50% left in front/rear brakes. What could be causing this? Its very annoying.

Asked by Mar 05, 2007 at 01:10 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

30,565

Looks like you need to get the brakes looked at. If there isn't enough on the brake pads it causes components to rub against each other which is essentially metal rubbing against metal which is probably the cause of your screeching sound. Its is probably one of the following. Brake rotor, Brake disc, Brake drum, or the brake rotor specs. Good Luck!

14,260

Dear ksubilly-- I could probably give you a firm diagnosis if I could see your brakes on your 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe. From what you describe I would guess that it might be the backing plates in your brakes which are rubbing up against the rotors. Of course, the faster you go the more noise they will make. The best bet for you would be to have a good mechanic look at the brakes and confirm where the rubbing is coming from. Good luck from Bovan.

1,540

loose wheel bearing letting the rotor rub and when you put on the brake or turn it straightens up and doesn't rub.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Tahoe

Looking for a Used Tahoe in your area?

CarGurus has 28,432 nationwide Tahoe listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 810
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 720
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 650
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon
520 Great Deals out of 17,128 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Suburban
461 Great Deals out of 18,781 listings starting at $1,399
Used Ford Expedition
419 Great Deals out of 24,749 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Explorer
937 Great Deals out of 74,004 listings starting at $750
Used Ford F-150
2,692 Great Deals out of 212,369 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
843 Great Deals out of 68,691 listings starting at $864
Used Toyota 4Runner
315 Great Deals out of 20,549 listings starting at $2,295
Used GMC Sierra 1500
935 Great Deals out of 62,272 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 8,040 listings starting at $35,928
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 3,181 listings starting at $31,448
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 2,254 listings starting at $27,412
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 748 listings starting at $12,795
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe For Sale
85 Great Deals out of 1,826 listings starting at $11,795