Squealing Brakes

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Squealing Brakes

by Pinner-man » Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:19 pm

My new Calibra is suffering from quite bad brake squealing under light braking. If I brake hard it does not happen. The pads are not worn and the discs are not corroded or scored. Any ideas what might be causing the problem.

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Re: Squealing Brakes

by Callyman » Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:02 pm

I'd suggest copper grease on back of pads and on the parts of the pad that slide on the caliper.
Also ensure you have an angled edge on the leading edge of the pad.
That should help.
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Re: Squealing Brakes

by Pinner-man » Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:23 am

Thanks for the suggestion. I will check in the next day or two.
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Re: Squealing Brakes

by Callyman » Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:55 pm

Agreed, I've always done it, and every mechanic I know still does.
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