2012 Seat Ibiza TSI ST Intermitant whine

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bilbobaggins53

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Intermitant whine
Oct 29, 2014 (5 years ago)
A whine started about 2-3 months ago but has got louder just recently. Now when it occurs it is very annoying, hence this post.
It is a single note noise, and doesn't change pitch or loudness with speed. The sound generally starts at a low volume but also can start at a high volume and stay constant. It usually starts at about 5 mph, stops if you touch the brakes and gets quieter if you turn the steering more than 1/4 lock.
I have been to a main dealer who suggested looking at the tyres. I personally don't think they are at fault, as the noise would change pitch and volume with increased speed. Has anyone come across this problem before, if so please help.

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Car: Seat Ibiza
Variant: TSI ST
Model Year: 2012
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

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whittingehame
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Oct 30, 2014 (5 years ago)
Sounds like a sticking brake pad , especially as it disappears whentouching brakes .Could try a strip down , clean out and lubricating of pads .
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