405 Squeaky brakes

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SHILTON
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405 Squeaky brakes

Post by SHILTON » 25 Jun 2003, 23:04

can any one help ive changed the front brake pads on my 405 auto estate and the brakes are driving me mad with their squealing even with the brakes are not applied they squeal when turning a corner and a mouse like noise is emitted when driving please help anyone!!

Homer
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Post by Homer » 25 Jun 2003, 23:52

Try taking the pads out and cleaning everything up.
The noise is caused by the pads moving in the housing. If everything is put on correctly and the pads are the right size it shouldn't happen.
I used to use copper grease on the backs of brake pads but I'm not sure how recomended it is.

SHILTON
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Post by SHILTON » 27 Jun 2003, 00:19

replaced 'HALFORDS' pads with ferodo ones still very slight squeal but much better used to use copper grease my self in the old days can you still get it???