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#1 dangerousdowning

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 03:19 PM

I have front discs and they squeak like mad when braking - I mean really loud.

The pads are in good condition. In fact they've barely been used and the car was garaged for about 2 1/2 years (Delphi pads purchased 4 years ago), which makes me think that maybe they were a  duff set?

I've removed them, cleaned the surface back with a wire cup brush and copper greased the rear of them, plus the clips. but non of this has helped.

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks

 

Luke


Edited by dangerousdowning, 17 March 2019 - 10:05 PM.


#2 Matpaul

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 01:54 AM

I had exactly the same issue with an 8.5" disk brake kit I bought. Tried everything same as you.

I found some anti squeal shims for that brake system from one of the parts suppliers in the UK and fitted them and they have been perfect ever since.

They even gave me better pedal feel and travel (maybe there was some air in the caliper that got pushed out when I pushed the piston back to fit the shim).

Don't know what size brakes you have but hope this helps.

Can provide more information i.e. part numbers etc if necessary.

Regards,

Mat.



#3 A-Cell

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 02:41 PM

If your car latest 8.4 inch standard discs and calipers then fit anti squeal shims.
http://www.minispare...es/17H2460.aspx

#4 dangerousdowning

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 10:38 PM

Thanks guys. I'll get some ordered up! 






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