Question about 2005 Honda FTR
Moisture will cause all kinds of wild brake noises. Have the brakes acted up since your ride where you experienced the problem? If not, I would take a quick look at pad thickness to make sure all is well and attribute the problem to moisture. If you do need pads, I'd recommend the OEM pads. I truthfully don't know much about the other brands you mention, but OEM is usually a very good choice when it comes to brake components. With aftermarket, you may well end up wit hmore noise than you have now. Regarding the Valvoline fluid - You really should contact Valvoline regarding the mixing of their synthetic product into your system. Even though you'll be displacing the old fluid with new fluid, you'll never get ALL of the old fluid out. As such, you need to be sure the synthetic is 100% chemically compatible with your existing DOT 4. Truthfully, if you flush the system with standard DOT 4, it should be fine. If you were running a racer, that would be a different story.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 22, 2014 | 1998 Ford Expedition
Sep 29, 2014 | 1993 Suzuki RF 600 R
Jul 21, 2013 | Motorcycles
Aug 19, 2010 | 2005 Harley Davidson FLHRS - FLHRSI Road...
Aug 14, 2010 | 1998 Suzuki GSX-R 600
Nov 10, 2009 | 1995 Nissan 200SX
Nov 22, 2008 | Maytag MDE4806 Electric Dryer
Nov 20, 2008 | 1977 Honda GL 1000 (K2)
275 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: