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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-15-2010, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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Brake Sounds???

When I step on the brake - I stop (duh), however, when I lift my foot off the brake I hear a sound like an un-lubed squeek from under my car. It's loud - I can hear an echo from buildings around me. Any ideas as to why this is going on?
I can replicate the sound by pressing my foot on and off the brake. BUT, when the car isn't running, I dont hear the sound. So I'm confused as to if it has to do with power brakes or something else?
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check the fluids and stuff?



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Might be that you need to clean a caliper? Anyone confirm?

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my brake does that too after i brake and let off brake it makes a slight squeek noise but i always thought that was regular its been like that since i bought it and brakes have been good so idk...so i need to know too lol

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Fluids are fine, Calipers are too. Sound comes from under the car.
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If you did your own brake service, did you use brake grease? Also, are your pads chamfered?


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If you did your own brake service, did you use brake grease? Also, are your pads chamfered?
Everything is stock. The car stops on a dime and no problems with the e-brake either.
also, the sound comes from under the car to my knowledge, not from the wheels/brakes. I'm off warranty now so I might have to crawl under there after my arm heals and see what I can see.
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Stock pads I don't believe are chamfered, so that is probably what is causing the noise.


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no, i have the same problem, and apparently it's common, cause the GM tech told me it's no big deal just bring it in when i have time ( i forgot, and it went away for most of the winter, just came back this spring on and off ) mine is stull under warrentee but if you can figure out the part, it sounds like a little oil does the trick (GM tech)

but theres nothing wrong, so your not crazy, the brakes, pads, fluids are all fine

i hate that damn sound with everything in my bieng, so let me know when you do figure out EXACTLY what it is, either way that GM tech is gunna fix it for me, so if i can get him to tell me, i'll let you know
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i was a "gm tech" tbh you're better off listening to a honda tech.

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