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Old 09-05-2011, 09:43 AM
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Anyone else have had this problem?
From about 15000km (about 10000 miles) the truck have hade som "squeeqing" from the brakes, coming and going.
The problem is getting more and more loud. The truck now has about 22000 miles (35000km) on the meter.
It's a lot easier to hear it when I have the Windows rolled down...

I've talked to the dealer and they have not seen/heard the problem when it has been in for regular service.
Have anyone else hade this problem?
Any Idéas?

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Squeeking? Get yourself some antisqueek for the back of the pads and some caliper grease. Remove the calipers and put the antisqueek on the back of the pads (let sit for 10 min) then reinstall the pads. Use the caliper grease to carefully grease the slides and guides.
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Old 09-05-2011, 09:56 AM
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Squeeking? Get yourself some antisqueek for the back of the pads and some caliper grease. Remove the calipers and put the antisqueek on the back of the pads (let sit for 10 min) then reinstall the pads. Use the caliper grease to carefully grease the slides and guides.

Don't know the correct word for it, but when i brake, especially when I slow down and almost stops, and just before the truck stops, there's a noise coming from the brakes.



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Assuming your pads are not worn out, it is just the pads rattling. Get some anti-squeak and that should take care of it
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Old 09-05-2011, 08:55 PM
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My breaks squeak when I break in reverse, but I'm sure thats because they need to scuffed up a bit.
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Old 09-06-2011, 02:08 AM
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Assuming your pads are not worn out, it is just the pads rattling. Get some anti-squeak and that should take care of it
How hard is that to put on by my self?


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Old 09-11-2011, 12:19 AM
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Just live with it till they are worn out.JMHO But check it to be sure they are not worn.
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I had that issue when I bought mine at 22,000mi. I work at a garage so I turned the rotors (they were pretty warped for 22k). Also put some sandpaper down on a flat bench and scuffed the pads up. Then reassmbled everything with a bit of brake lube on the slides and back of the pads. No problem since then in the 3,000 I put on it.
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Try making a couple hard panlc type stops from 60 to 0 . Sometimes that will clear any imbedded grit from the pads. Its not been a issue on these trucks.
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I had the same/simliar noise and refused to believe my pads were finished with only 47500 kms so yesterday I popped off the wheel and caliper and looked closely at the pads. I noticed that the pads had a groove in them, well one did anyway the other one needed to be cleaned. With everything off i sprayed some brake cleaner on pads and on both sides of rotor. I haven't heard the squeal since. My sugestion be safe than sorry, check pads, if finsihed, replace them. If you still have enough left, clean them good and reinstall.

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Same issue. I took it to the dealer they said I needed new breaks and rotors. I have 34,000. Bull****.

I'll get them when I go to the US and install them myself. Junk
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If your BRAKES squeak they may need repair before something else BREAKS.
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Mine have squealed for about 20,000 miles. I have even towed this summer with no issues. When it started last Fall I had the dealer look at them during a water pump repair and they said I still had 75% of my pads front and rear and the rotors looked glazed but that was it. They said if I didn't mind it then not to worry about it. I did purchase a new set of Rotors and Pads from the Dealership a couple of months ago when I had some extra money but I haven't put them on yet (the whole set was only $200, so I figured why not, I'll need them eventually). The pads still look fine so I plan on waiting til it really needs it. By the way my truck has 65k and I have the original brakes on it and I tow quite a bit, or I used to. Now I tow more weight but less often!
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Mine have squealed for about 20,000 miles. I have even towed this summer with no issues. When it started last Fall I had the dealer look at them during a water pump repair and they said I still had 75% of my pads front and rear and the rotors looked glazed but that was it. They said if I didn't mind it then not to worry about it. I did purchase a new set of Rotors and Pads from the Dealership a couple of months ago when I had some extra money but I haven't put them on yet (the whole set was only $200, so I figured why not, I'll need them eventually). The pads still look fine so I plan on waiting til it really needs it. By the way my truck has 65k and I have the original brakes on it and I tow quite a bit, or I used to. Now I tow more weight but less often!
X2, I've got about 63,000 km and they squealed since 20-30k km and lots of pad left. I don't worry about it until they need a change and will defenitely upgrade..
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When u switch pads switch to a high quality ceramic like ADO. The squealing is caused by glaze between the rotor and pad. Basically in a nutshell the pad gets too smooth like glass. From overheating. It transfers film to the rotor an then u get a squeal effect. U can remove the pads and scuff them, and put a buffing wheel on the rotor n it will go away.
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When u switch pads switch to a high quality ceramic like ADO. The squealing is caused by glaze between the rotor and pad. Basically in a nutshell the pad gets too smooth like glass. From overheating. It transfers film to the rotor an then u get a squeal effect. U can remove the pads and scuff them, and put a buffing wheel on the rotor n it will go away.
Ceramics suck unless you are doing a lot of stop and go or ride your brakes a lot.
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my original pads never made any noise, had a caliper hang up at 30k and dodge replaced front brakes. replacement pads started making noises at about 40k and have been doing it for last 7k. have pulled wheels and inspected twice... everything looks fine.

i wont run dodge brakes again thats for sure. between this truck and my caravan the brake dust they make and noises are rediculous.
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Interesting. I won't use aftermarket brake pads for the same reasons. It has been a few years since I needed pads on anything but I never had aftermarket pads perform as well as factory.
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Ceramics suck unless you are doing a lot of stop and go or ride your brakes a lot.
Let me educate you about brakes since you obviously are basing this statement on opinion.

Brakes use friction to stop a car, this creates heat. Heat is what glazes the rotor and causes a swueal. Now. Semi metallic pads use metal flakes to create friction. Which not only creates more heat but wears the rotors more. Ceramic pads have an ceramic film it transfers to the rotor, the friction is created between the two ceramic films rubbing. Ceramics are not abrasive like semi metalic pads. I assume u have purchased ceramics and have been unhappy with them. If u buy a cheap set i.e. 30 dollar pads. Ur wastin ur money.
I do this everday for a living ceramics are NOT for stop and go or ppl who ride their brakes. Please educate yourself before you get into a discussion with a mechanic about brakes.
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Hey KRP, what aftermarket ceramic pad are you guys installing? I've put two sets of the Autozone brand on my rides and so far they're really quite. Have about 5000 miles on them. These were the Duralast Gold set. Autozone did have cheaper versions, but these supposedly were their best. Have you used these and if so any feedback?
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