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Squeaky brakes Everything dealing with the front brakes have been changed at least 2 times. I know a thin layer of rust will build up after it sets for a awhile. But, I work at night and in the morning going home they sound like the whole truck is coming apart. After 2 or 3 stops they calm down to just a very loud squawl. A professonial mechnic is doing the work and has never seen or heard anything like it. I had him install the very best of everything.

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All those things have been tried many times. Same thing.

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You might try pulling them off and cleaning all the parts with Brakeclean, and pull your pads and put brake lube between every moving part/surface of the brakes, except for between the pads and rotor which you should clean very thourouly with brakeclean.

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