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Back Wheel Squeaking - Rotors and Brakes

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Back wheel is squeaking and squealing. The brake rotor and the calipers are scraping against this thin piece of rusted metal, just when I'm driving, no brakes applied. Any fixes?

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    back left wheel squeecks when i drive

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    The front wheels make a high pitched squeal when I apply the brakes.

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If it isn't the brake pad worn out, then it is the brake backing/dust guard sheet metal shield ( AKA backing plate), take a suitable device like a large screwdriver and bend the backing plate away from the rotor. Problem solved.

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