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Old 10-10-2011, 07:09 PM   #1
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Brakes squeaking

Replaced all four pads recently, but I'm still getting some squeaking while coming to a stop. The squeaking is more noticeable after the brakes have been warmed up and been used for a little while.

Also, when I'm rolling back on an incline and I cover the brakes, the rear makes a louder more audible squeak/groan. This is pretty embarassing when parking lol. What can be the cause of this?

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Old 10-10-2011, 07:48 PM   #2
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Probably normal break-in for the new pads. Sometimes it can take up to several hundred miles before the squealing stops.

You can try removing the pads and using an anti-squeal spray or liquid on the back and edges of the pads to try to quiet them down. This may not improve things if the problem is the natural break-in of the pads but its cheap and easy.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:28 AM   #3
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By the way, the loud squeaking sounds were there before the pads were replaced. Swapping out the pads did nothing about the loud squeaking/graoning noise when rolling backwards.

I originally thought my rear pads were done because of the noise but it turns out they didn't need to be replaced because they were still 85% or so. But since I had them out I just ended up swapping them out.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:52 AM   #4
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You can use an anti-squeal spray by Wurth's on your Pad Vibration Damper or just replace them. I would bed my pads first...get to a good stretch of road, get up to a about 50mph and then stop hard without locking the brakes. Do that 3-4 times and then see if you have any problems. I would also suggest replacing the rotors if they have 60K or more on them.

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Bedding in the pads does help on the squealing. Also when I installed my Pagid's I chamfered the leading edge of the pad per the suggestion of the dealer. No noise what so ever going forward (sometimes a light squeal when backing up) and I did not use any anti-squeal goop.

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