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      09-11-2006, 02:55 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Ghunger
I'm gonna bet that you didn't bed in your brake pads. This is the procedure I use but most are similar. Reading up on how and why might give you some confidence in doing it too.

http://www.zeckhausen.com/bedding_in_brakes.htm

I'm guessing it's not squeeling because the brakes are hot though. I know mine always make noise after I get them real hot (like at the track) and then go back to normal braking. I think it's due to the pad compound though and it goes away after a little bit.
This is exactly the opposite of what the BMW manual tells you to do.
Step 2 says: “Make a series of eight near-stops from 60 to about 10 mph. Do it HARD by pressing on the brakes firmly, just shy of locking the wheels or engaging ABS. “

The BMW manual tells you not to hit the brakes hard for the first few hundred miles???

I would follow the BMW manual before following the "How to Kill my brakes" manual by Dave Zeckhausen.
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