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I just changed my rotors and brake pads and my brakes still squeek a bit for some reason. whats causing this and how do i fix it?

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  • capitalbillz Sep 12, 2009

    ok... I did the fronts only they are disk. I lubricatad the pins and cleaned the calipers. It has been raining here the past couple of days and its been squeeking more but it did before just not as bad. And thanks for the help.

  • John May 11, 2010

    Cleaning Lubing and Adjusting. Did you change the rear and well and the front, and is the rear a disc or drum? The squeal us generally form a metal on metal vibration. I would check to see if the pad sliders clean, if not clean with a wire brush or replace if gouged. Also check to see if the sliding pins of the caliper are lubed if they have restrictive movement then they cause the pad to ride to close to the rotor and then makes your noise. Also you didnt specify if it only does it in the morning or all the time...If its just morning, it due to moisture making the pad material swell and will go away when it heats up. If you have rear drum brakes I would suggest adjusting them. Hope this helps.

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Did your pads come with the pad and clip lubercant? If not go and buy some the put it on the pads (back and sides) and the clips on the pads

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