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There are a few things this could be. The simplest (and cheapest!) is the brake pad wear sensor - telling you the pads are getting low and need to be replaced. You should be able to tell this by looking at the pads (you may need to take the wheels off to do so) Can you tell if it comes from one particular wheel, or more than one? Is it more of a rumbling or ...
FYI, I took the car to the mechanic, and the problem was warped brake rotors in the front of the car caused by worn out brake pads. Apparently I have been driving without any brake pads for many months! I had no idea since I assumed the brakes would be squealing if this was the case. All pads and rotors needed to be replaced.
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