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96 A4Q wheel noise

In message <33B2BCAE.5BC5@harborcom.net> Dan Malizio writes:

> Since the local weather has warmed up here in Clev. I have noticed a
> "chirping" sound from at least my front wheels whenever I drive over a
> small road bump at speeds above 20 mph. It is really obvious driving
> around with the the windows down and cheapens the quality of the ride.
> It sounds like the brake pads hitting against the rotors but it does not
> occur if I apply slight brake pressure while going over the same bumps.

It _sounds_ like worn carrier bolts - but not at 10k miles!!!

Plus you should still have the factory pads fitted ...
Do the classic "forwards slowly, brake, backwards slowly, brake" test and 
see if directional change makes a difference.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club