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Sometimes our 2002 Jetta brakes squeak terribly especially on inclines and upon applying slow pressure. Happens in reverse too. Were told brakes are 75%.

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This could be a nummber of things starting with copper grease on the back of the pads to a loose fixing spring on the calliper or if it only happens in the morning and in the cold or at the last few meters of a sopt when you are easyin up on the breaks this could be normal on certain cars due to the metal shavings in the break pads being over sized (cheap break pads) i suggest if you have mechanical knowledge you should remove callipers and copper grease the back of the pads and make sure all the clips and springs are in tack and tight if this still dose not stop it then you should invest in more upmarket break pads
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