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Brake Pedal Creaking

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#1 Guest_Exocet_*

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Posted 04 August 2003 - 07:37 PM

The brake pedal on my 94 Legacy wagon is starting to make a creaking noise when applying the brakes. It sounds as if it is coming from around the firewall. It sounds like a lack of lubrication somewhere. I lubed the pivot points on the pedal, but it is still there. Could it be the vacuum booster?

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Posted 05 August 2003 - 11:46 PM

Most unlikely that it is coming from inside the booster, but nothing is impossible.

Maybe there is a joint you missed? Perhaps the bolts holding the booster need tightening?

#3 terryb52


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Posted 18 August 2003 - 07:21 PM

I have the same problem with my '92 Legacy. How did you go about lubricating it???

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Posted 19 August 2003 - 12:22 AM

I like to use a "dry" oil for such things, you know the sort that leaves a wax film on components. "Wet" oils will always run and find thier way into places they shouldn't be - like on the brake pedal rubber!!

#5 terryb52


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Posted 19 August 2003 - 01:15 PM

What is the brand on that? Do I just squirt it down the pedal shaft from the floorboard???

#6 Lesbaru


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Posted 21 August 2003 - 10:59 PM

My clutch pedal does the same thing. How do I make it stop?

#7 Setright


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Posted 22 August 2003 - 12:13 AM

Well, there's a company that makes stuff for bikes: "Finish Line"

I believe their dry oil is called "Krytech" - but just ask for it in any mountainbike shop...and hopefully they'll have it or something similar ;)

It can be a royal pain in the backside to apply in the under dash hinges, ideally, remove the driver seat (only five bolts) so you have room to get upside down!

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Posted 22 August 2003 - 01:14 AM

A couple drops of brake fluid on the rubber/steel mating surfaces will usually stop those noises.

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