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jonhunt
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Brake squealing

#1 PostAuthor: jonhunt » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:11 am

My front brakes squeal like a stuck pig. Tried copper slip to no avail pads are old but have life left. Maybe a change of pads to new ones would fix. Any thoughts?

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Re: Brake squealing

#2 PostAuthor: deka » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:42 pm

Could have smooth patches. I wo7ld change they are cheap enough so nothing to loose
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Re: Brake squealing

#3 PostAuthor: PAULJAC47 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:10 pm

Jon try non sintered pads,always a problem at least you know they are working..
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Re: Brake squealing

#4 PostAuthor: Taffus » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:16 pm

Just happy t see youre riding mate!

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Re: Brake squealing

#5 PostAuthor: jonhunt » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:31 am

Well, I have replaced the pads, the feeder pipes as one had started to leak, new lever ( old one had an oval hole) & new fluid. Short run, no squeak. Need a good ride out but been away for work.

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Re: Brake squealing

#6 PostAuthor: Charlie » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:11 am

Brake squeal is always down to the pads vibrating in the caliper.

Usually caused by old pads, sticking pistons, occasionally a warped disc. It's nearly always a simple fix.
Why do I persist in debating with idiots ? I really should know better :)

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Re: Brake squealing

#7 PostAuthor: chrisu » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:38 am

Taffus wrote:Just happy to see youre riding mate!



^^^This

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Re: Brake squealing

#8 PostAuthor: jonhunt » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:40 pm

Done silence reigns


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