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Squeeking and squealing 2012 harley trike

The brakes squeal and the rear wheels grind and squeal

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Hi Anonymous, call, take a ride or trailer your bike over to your local dealers service/parts department, I'm sure they will be happy to take your Harley Davidson for a test ride if necessary/possible and offer professional advice and assistance concerning your issue. Good luck have a nice day.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015

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Usually brake squealing is caused by a contaminant getting on the rotor and the pads. This includes almost any chemical other than water. Most of the time the culprit is spray wax that is used on the bike with the overspray getting on the rotors. That tire gloss stuff will do it as well. Once the brakes are applied and the contaminate gets into the brake pads, about the only way to eliminate it is by replacing the pads. Make sure you clean the rotors with brake parts cleaner and it wouldn't hurt if you can rough the surface of the rotor a bit as well.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on May 20, 2011

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I bought an HD 2011 tri glide ultra classic trike April 1, 2011. Almost immediately the brakes began to squeal so the dealership replaced them. Now the rear wheels squeal almost constantly when the bike...


Usually brake squealing is caused by a contaminant getting on the rotor and the pads. This includes almost any chemical other than water. Most of the time the culprit is spray wax that is used on the bike with the overspray getting on the rotors. That tire gloss stuff will do it as well. Once the brakes are applied and the contaminate gets into the brake pads, about the only way to eliminate it is by replacing the pads. Make sure you clean the rotors with brake parts cleaner and it wouldn't hurt if you can rough the surface of the rotor a bit as well.

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