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Need help with squealing from rear of car.

Today on my way home I started hearing a loud squealing coming from the rear of the car. It sounds like metal on metal. When I tapped the breaks it stopped. When I would speed back up it would start again. Each time I tapped the breaks it would stop. It was so loud I could hear it over my exhaust. I have O/R H pipes and MAC muffs so my exhaust is pretty loud. Could it be the break pads or calipers?

I''m no mechanic so I have no idea. It only has 4000 miles on it so tomorrow I''m taking it to the dealer to get checked out. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Need help with squealing from rear of car.
Maybe you better pull over and let your girlfriend out of the trunk.

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The dealer will know for sure but I think it's your pads - if it was a rotor you should get that sound all the time.

What may have happened is that one or the other (or both) of the pads have somehow worked their way loose (broken retainer spring ? bent clip ?) so that you get metal on metal contact but when you "tap" the breaks it/they move back against the caliber...until the next time.
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