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|3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.|
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| Originally posted by offabroadway@Aug 25 2005, 01:04 AM |
I'm taking the car in for an oil change and valve adjustment on the weekend, both services are due. I'm curious, however, as to a problem I've been experiencing with my brakes. Not very often, but every once in a while, they'll squeal. Not just a squeak but that full-fledged metal on metal scream I know all so well that means my pads are on their way out. Only thing is, it barely ever does it. Did it once today in a parking lot outside a grocery store braking VERY SOFTLY at below 20km/h. Didn't re-occur. Normal driving does not bring on the noise. Only very soft application of the pedal in combination with slow speeds seems to provoke the noise, and at that, only at random intervals.
Which makes me wonder: are the pads on the way out, do you think? Or is it just dust or something odd in my brakes? It'll get inspected on Saturday, just curious as to everyone else's experiences.
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