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#1 1-3-2-4

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 08:59 AM

I have noticed this sound and I really can't pinpoint it because I need another person to move the while I'm outside but if you are driving next to a wall it's like a sqeeking sound depended on your speed.

However I noticed if I turn my wheel to the left while moving like going around a turn or whatever it gets a little louder.. turning to the right it seems like something shifts and it's like a metal rubbing sound.

the only thing I know is when i went to check my brake pads way back in the spring time the brake pad back which I think is the anti squeal price was so rusted it just fell away would this be causing this?

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 09:35 AM

I'd check the brake pads and also the axles to make sure nothing is rubbing.

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 11:10 AM

I'd check the brake pads and also the axles to make sure nothing is rubbing.


I don't know who makes these pads but they have no bite at all only reason I did not change them when I did the rotors was because they still had like 60/70% life left.

And it's been a long time since I brought pads but do you get a new backing plate with the new pads?

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 12:18 PM

What are you referring to ask backing plate? The anti rattle shims? Some of the new pads have anti rattle shims/pads built onto the pads.

Personally, I find those damn anti-rattle shims cause more noise then they're supposed to fix. So I usually don't run them, and will just use some CRC disc brake quieter on the back of the pads where the caliper & pads touch.

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 12:25 PM

What are you referring to ask backing plate? The anti rattle shims? Some of the new pads have anti rattle shims/pads built onto the pads.

Personally, I find those damn anti-rattle shims cause more noise then they're supposed to fix. So I usually don't run them, and will just use some CRC disc brake quieter on the back of the pads where the caliper & pads touch.


yeah the anti rattle shims

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Posted 16 January 2010 - 05:46 PM

seems like the back part of the rotor was contacting the metal shield plate drove with the window down when it was 35 out and did not hear anything.

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:54 PM

I was just about to suggest this :) The shield for the rotor is really easy to bend. Happens all the time.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 11:23 AM

they bend because of rocks? man I thought for sure the last time I moved it away it would of been fine.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 12:19 PM

Maybe a bad wheel bearing? if so the rotor will walk around and ride against the caliper bracket, and wear the pads down at a slant.

make sure the axle nut is installed and torqued correctly. Animproper axle nut/washers install will compromise the wheel bearing and eventually the hub splines where they engage the axle

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 04:55 PM

Most of the time I see them bend when someone is in there doing brakes. They bend so easily, it doesn't take much force. I'd imagine a rock or something getting run over could do the same thing.




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