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Brakes What does it mean when your front brake squeeks some when you pull it? It's not real loud but I'm not sure if that's like a sign that they need to be replaced (already)?

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You can look at the brake pad and tell if it needs to be replaced but you might have to take it out of the caliper. If there is pad left above the metal plate on which it sits you can continue to use it. The thinner it is the closer to replacing it you've come.,

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