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  • squealing brake

     konastinky888 updated 11 years, 9 months ago 3 Members · 5 Posts
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  • predator397

    Member
    15 August 2009 at 4:40 pm

    my hydro disc brakes squeel when the bike is tilted to the right rather annoying any ideas what it is? do you think cleaning the rotor with with something might help?

  • konastinky888

    Member
    15 August 2009 at 11:17 pm

    maybe a loose rear hub?

    maybe just a bit of frame flex?

    maybe a warped rotor?

    maybe something like the wheel is not in tight or slightly in the wrong place?

    all guesses im afraid. 😕

    simply cleaning it probably wont help. if possible check all of the above.

  • miggeth

    Member
    16 August 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Same thing happened to mine when I switched to organic pads, try metalic ones.

  • predator397

    Member
    18 August 2009 at 7:24 pm

    cleaned the rotor with brake and clutch cleaner worked a treat and no more noise wheyhey!! i think either the rotor or pads were covered in dust

  • konastinky888

    Member
    19 August 2009 at 5:00 pm

    cool. as you mentioned it squealed only when tilted to the right i wrongly guessed that it was a different problem. to me, it sounded worse than it was obviously. 😯

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