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Rear brake is squeaking when pressure is applied to brake. How do I fix this problem? Brake pads are ok.

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You probably have a little brake dust on the rear brake rotor and pads. I'd get a can of brake cleaner (about 4 bucks) from your local Autozone.

Spray the rotor with a coat of it, but be careful not to get it on the pads, let it dry for a few minutes, and then take the bike for a spin out in some stop and go traffic so you'll have use the brakes.

Hopefully this should clean all the brake dust off really good, and eliminate further squeaking.

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