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    Ridin Dirty dom's Avatar
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    Loud squeaking from brakes

    Hearing a loud squeaking from brakes at low speeds.

    Sounds like it's coming from the front.

    Pad wear indicator?

    My friction material is worn out?

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    If you're lucky, it's a pad 'squealer', and it's time to change the pads.
    If you're not so lucky, the squealer is long gone, the pad backing is rubbing on a rotor, and it's time to change the pads and the rotors.
    Either way, it's definitely time to pull some wheels and visually inspect the brakes.

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    Senior Member grouch's Avatar
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    Sounds like your brakes are down to the wear indicator. You're probably due for pads.
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