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      02-02-2013, 11:02 PM   #1
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New pads and rotors noise?

I have new pads and rotors in the front, and they are making a loud squeak and metallic noise when slowing down, usually around 15mph and under. Usually when warmed up.

Is this something that will go away, or is something perhaps wrong?
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      02-04-2013, 08:35 AM   #2
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Could be the type of pad you put in....more details!

did you do this yourself?...have a mechanic do it?...what type of pads did you put in? What type of rotors?....

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It's the pads vibrating. Simply remove the pads, put a thin layer of Brake Quiet on the back. Let it dry for about ten minutes at room temp. Reinstall pads. No more noise.

You might get a bit of smoke/burning smells as the Brake Quiet gets hot for the first few times, this is normal and nothing to get alarmed about.
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Yeah I'd try some crc brake quiet on the backside of the pads.
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