When in low gear or backing up there is a loud squealing noise.

Tiny
BRIGIT
  • 2009 HYUNDAI TUSCON
  • 70,000 MILES

A friend said it sounds like the wrong size pad for the steering wheel? Searching the internet it sounds more like brakes, even though the squeal is there when my foot is not on the brakes? It is only present at low gear, once in third it is gone. I purchase the vehicle in August and noticed the squeal then but only when I was going in reverse. I was hopeful it would disappear. Not the case, currently the squeal is there when I start up the vehicle in the morning and when I am in 1st or 2nd gear.
Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 12:05 AM

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Tiny
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Front or back? How fast do you have to go to make it squeal?

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 12:08 AM
Tiny
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Only happens on low speed and sound coming from the front

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 4:14 PM
Tiny
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Maybe it's brakes low pad warning tabs noise?

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Sunday, January 1st, 2012 AT 6:39 PM

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