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Brake noise Not all the time but may e about twice a day I get a noise coming from the brakes that sounds like a wet finger running around the top of a wine glass. Honda machined the rotors. Fix worked for about 10 days and now it is happening again. Dealer said the noise is normal. I think if you spend 30000 on a van you should not hear your brakes. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    I have the same problem..2007 odyssey..no one can find a problem with the brakes..its almost embarassing to pull up in the car pool line and have this happen. It sometimes is louder than other times. I agree we pay too much for this to be occurring. I have bought several new vehicles and never have had this problem. I'm not sure I buy 'this is normal noise' theory..

  • Brakenoise Jan 11, 2009

    Same problem. We have been told there is no fix and Honda is aware. However, there are no service recalls or any indications on Honda's pages. It is very disappointing that this can not be solved; or at least told to perspective buyers. I have had several cars with brake noise but this is not due to pads or rotors wearing. There maybe a combination of those or maybe a hub issue; but to be told that you just have to live with it is unacceptable.

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This is normal noise and not a defect, I do realize it is irritating and to some worrisome, there are brake pads on the market to reduce the noise you have, the are made by 2 of the best brake parts companies in the world, one is Wagner, the other Bendix, inquire into there Quiet Stop line of brake pad products, go to there web sites to read about them or visit a local NAPA or Car Quest to name a few parts stores, they are not very expensive, less than the dealer charges, but in my opinion better.

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