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Squeaking noise

I have a 1999 Acura Integra LS 3-door.

It has started to make an annoying squeaking noise. It starts at highway speeds usually but it also happens at low speeds too. It’s directly related to how fast I am going. If I go fast, it squeaks with high frequency. If I slow down, the squeaks slow down.

If I hit my brakes, the squeaking goes away. If I am turning to the right, the squeaks get louder. If I turn to the left, they almost completely go away. It sounds like the squeaking is coming from one or both of the rear wheels. The squeaking will sometimes go away for the last half hour of my drive home from work, if I go over a bump.

I changed my pads and rotors 2 or 3 years ago so they should still be good, only about 20,000 to 30,000 on them.

Is this something I need to worry about?

The squeaking could be coming from the brake pad wear indicators. You might want to pull the wheels and check the brake pad wear.


Sounds like you need to have your brakes checked. 20-30K is a lot of wear on brake pads especially the disc brake pads.