2003 93 convertible with noise from driver side rear area. I muffler was replaced last winter but is none the less suspect. However, when I step on the brake the sound stops. Break part loose?

Asked by Aug 13, 2015 at 03:38 PM about the 2003 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 93 convertible with noise from driver side rear area.   I muffler was replaced last
winter but is none the less suspect.   However, when I step on the brake the sound stops.  
Could a brake part loose?
I had two people look at it and one mechanic thought it was a defective muffler.   Seemed
reasonable until I noticed that when I step on the brake, the noise stops completely.

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Really can not say what it is but if the noise goes away when you apply the brakes the brakes are what needs to be looked at.

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