i hear a screeching sound when i step too hard on brake on 2007 Ram 1500.


Asked by Apr 07, 2012 at 12:12 PM about the Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


You have worn brake shoes/pads. It's probably the wear indicators on the front pads. The brake pads on the front have a little metal spring that rubs against the brake rotor when the brake pads are getting worn down. Not a big emergency but need to be replaced soon.



Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Hard to start 2014 ram 1 answer

    My 2014 ram went to start it and was dead, got a jump and it started up, went and had battery tested and it was good it was fine for a few days and now it sound like it is dragging..... just ba...

    2014 Ram 1500 Sport Crew Cab 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Dodge Ram hard start 1 answer

    If I turn it on, but don't start and repeat the process 2 more times, it fires right up. I thought maybe clogged check valve. So I"ve ran 3 tanks of fuel cleaner through it. Still have the problem. ...

    Ram 1500


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2012 front brake grind or growl 7 answers

    My 2012 Ram 1500 quad cab 4x4 St model hemi front and rear brakes and rotors have less than 500 miles the truck is new to me i just purchased.on sudden stops the front brakes make a grinding or gr...

    2012 Ram 1500 ST Quad Cab 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ram 1500 clunk after shifting out of park.

    Hello, My mom just bought a brand new Ram 1500 2wd with the 5.7 Hemi. Shortly after buying the truck, there was a slight clunking coming the front of the truck, which has slowly gotten worse over t...

    2016 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My brakes make a rattling sound on my 2008 Ram 1500 2 answers

    After I changed my brake pads on my 2008 Ram 1500, there is a rattling sound.

    2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SXT Quad Cab


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ram 1500 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ram 1500 Experts

#1 dandyoun
Reputation 860
#2 martinfincher
Reputation 210
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500
529 Great Deals out of 13,261 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
3,220 Great Deals out of 205,083 listings starting at $1,779
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,745 Great Deals out of 149,122 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,057 Great Deals out of 58,692 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ram 2500
168 Great Deals out of 28,293 listings starting at $8,980
Used Toyota Tundra
644 Great Deals out of 27,763 listings starting at $3,200
Used Toyota Tacoma
714 Great Deals out of 32,123 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
475 Great Deals out of 41,912 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Ram 2500
186 Great Deals out of 5,706 listings starting at $2,900
Used Dodge Charger
468 Great Deals out of 29,726 listings starting at $2,275
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,000 Great Deals out of 65,966 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Challenger
351 Great Deals out of 24,966 listings starting at $8,750
Used Nissan Titan
245 Great Deals out of 15,280 listings starting at $3,999
Used Chevrolet Colorado
321 Great Deals out of 17,598 listings starting at $2,250
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
424 Great Deals out of 26,885 listings starting at $1,500