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Thomas95SC
11-29-2004, 10:24 AM
Ok, I had my front brake pads changed with PFC carbon metallic pads and the rear ones are regular. I noticed that sometimes when I apply the brake to come to a stop, there is a high pitched squealing noise. It only seems to happen when i've been driving for awhile. I cant tell if its coming from the front or rear. Its VERY annoying. I had all 4 rotors turned and the same problem is still there. What is wrong with my brakes????

TbirdSCFan
11-29-2004, 11:56 AM
Did your new pads have the shims on the back side?

J.D.
11-29-2004, 12:11 PM
I'm not sure if this will help, but you may need to grease the pins that the calipers slide on.

Thomas95SC
11-29-2004, 04:14 PM
Thnaks for the feedback. The shims are on there and the pins are brand new.

Tony8470
11-29-2004, 04:22 PM
Yeah, it probably needs greased where the pad meets the caliper. Clean it real good with brake cleaner as well.

sts70004
06-19-2010, 03:41 AM
My 1990 N/A bird squealed no matter what I did to the brakes. Then I checked the piston itself and it was scored. Got some new ones and it was quiet till the day I sold her, 2 years later.

sts70004
06-19-2010, 03:43 AM
Whoops didn't check the date on that thread lol