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Old 07-05-2007, 03:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Front Brakes Squeaking Noise

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I changed the Pads with OEM ones but that did not solve the problem.
Then Changed the Disks with aftermarket ones, and still that noisy sound comes out when the brakes heat up.

Could they be fixed the wrong way or something? because a non-experiened mechanic did them
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Did you apply any anti-squeal compound when you installed the brakes?
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NO.Because I have some old ones. Is it okay to use them now
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NO.Because I have some old ones. Is it okay to use them now
I don't understand what you're saying here, the squealing noise is most likely the pads, were the oem ones you used brand new?, if they were, they shouldn't be making any noise, if you put on old ones, then there's your problem, make sure to properly bed in the pads as well

I put on some pbr pads, I didn't use any anti-squeal compound and I haven't heard a peep out of them for 2 years *knock on wood*
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I put on some pbr pads, I didn't use any anti-squeal compound and I haven't heard a peep out of them for 2 years *knock on wood*

seriously?? two years. i wonder if mine will last that long. i used Hawk HPS. they squel a little bit but, meh... no worries... i figure they're just doing there job ...
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seriously?? two years. i wonder if mine will last that long. i used Hawk HPS. they squel a little bit but, meh... no worries... i figure they're just doing there job ...
yeah many aftermarket pads make noise regardless
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I used brand new ones. the shop told me there are oem and I found the bmw group silver sticker on them. But the disks are not OEM. Could that be the problem?

Shahab, what's pbr pads?

Also How can I make sure the pads are bed in correctly?
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yeah many aftermarket pads make noise regardless
hey dude... off topic question. what nationality are you? plz take no offense.
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my dad is of persian decent, that's where i get my name, my mother is irish, i look irish
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I used brand new ones. the shop told me there are oem and I found the bmw group silver sticker on them. But the disks are not OEM. Could that be the problem?

Shahab, what's pbr pads?

Also How can I make sure the pads are bed in correctly?
if the discs are new they shouldn't make any noise, pbr is just a brand of brake pads, i'm not sure what the problem is
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here's a write up on bedding in your brake pads

Instructions for bedding in your brakes

you basically just want the pad material to be evenly distributed on the brake rotor to provide even, more consistent braking
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Ok, Thanks a lot Shahab for the great help.
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my dad is of persian decent, that's where i get my name, my mother is irish, i look irish
you look persian in your pic. my ex gf is Persian. and i've also been taking Farsi. do you speak Farsi at all?
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you look persian in your pic. my ex gf is Persian. and i've also been taking Farsi. do you speak Farsi at all?
not really, very basic things, i mostly just know the bad words, like any language lol
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not really, very basic things, i mostly just know the bad words, like any language lol

thats awesome. lol. my ex gf never taught me any bad words. i have to say that persian food is the shit. tah dig, masto khiar, dude it's all soooooo good. any way it is kind of a difficult language. but it will have it's pay off later.
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