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It's a 2018 Toyota land cruiser 79 single cab. It's brand…

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It's a 2018 Toyota...

It's a 2018 Toyota land cruiser 79 single cab

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

It's brand new

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

It makes a grinding noise when braking

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

The car is a month old

Submitted: 22 days ago.Category: Toyota
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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
It makes a squeaky sound when you drive and when brake it grinds .. You start to drive again it would have stopped .. then eventually it starts again
Customer reply replied 22 days ago
Car vin number is *****
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Toyota Mechanic: Jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 22 days ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 22 days ago

Based on what you are describing it sounds like one of 2 things, either it has a defective brake pad or something flew up from the road and hit the backing plate and that backing plate is rubbing on the rotor.

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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
Is that what causes the car to sort of jump upwards as it finally stops
Toyota Mechanic: Jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 22 days ago

Yes it could cause that, it is will be a warranty issue for sure.

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Toyota Mechanic: Jim, ASE Certified Technician replied 19 days ago

Just following up to see if you still need help with this question? If not please take the time to give me a positive rating for my time. I don't get paid for my time unless you leave a positive rating.

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