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Hi , i am gopi i have a 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid, Problem is i get a High pitch noise when i start my car and breaks does not work at all. I showed my car to a local nissan dealer and they said they have to change the whole break system which costs me over 4 Grand.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

They are fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Altima Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?

NO, I have taken to local Nissan Dealer and they said they have to replace the whole braking system.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have recently replaced the break pads too.

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Jake
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Hey there, thanks for the question.

Sounds like you may have a leak at the booster since there is a loud squeal. Did the dealer identify the leak location before recommending that idea?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No, They haven't.
Well based solely off your explanation. Over the net I would say the accumulator isn’t bad and causing the loud squeal. It could be pricey, but not really close to $4000. That’s a pretty high quote l, sounds like they just want to replace it all.
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