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Brakes rubbing I am getting rubbing sounds while coming to complete stop...it usually happens after the vehicle is hot...new pads/rotors front and rear - but did not adjust the parking brake - it is hard to say where it is coming from but rubs from 10mph to 0 when coming to stop...what could this be? vheicle has 47k 2010 rwd

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It sounds like your caliper is sticking you may have to take off your brake pads and rotor and grease up the caliper you can have the best rotors and brake pads on your vehicle but without the caliper working as it should it will wear down the brake pads and rotors quickly

Posted on Jul 08, 2013

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SOURCE: 2004 Saturn Vue Brakes

The vibration is caused by the rotors being warped. Remove the front tires and check the front brake pads. Replace if needed. This is a pretty straight forward job. The rotors are "fall off" rotors and you won't need anything special tool wise.

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SOURCE: brakes new but still make a rubbing noise

Some brake pads have a small pin sticking up for the e brake that pad must be on the outside when not installed for the e brake or the caliper will not push it out straight. Remove the pads and check for wear on the caliper face and make sure you have them installed correctly I put a pad in backwards once it worked but made a noise

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: parking brake pedal goes to floor

The disc brake pads are NOT used for the parking brake. The parking brake uses mini-drum type shoes inside the rear disc rotor.

Take a look at http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_change_the_emergency_brake_pads_on_a_2000_Chevy_1500_Silverado_Pickup

For more info

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: loud rubbing noise from the rear tires.

well it soulnd like you need new brakes and you can adjust the parking break by going in reverse and applying the parking brake

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Front end squeaking possible rotor rubbing something.

Have you checked the metal clips that olds the brake pads in the front galiper bracket. They usualy rust, break loose and come in contact whit the disc, creating a squeaking noise. Those should be replace since they are needed for the brakes to work properly

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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