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Re: Help! Brakes sqeaking!

Hairy green toads from Mars made RickBSE@aol.com say:

> My dealer told me the incessant squeaking of the brakes in my 1989 100E is a
> result of the industry removing asbestos from brake pads several years ago
> and the recommended solution is to put up with it.
> I do not like that answer, but several other people have confirmed this
> hypothesis, in that, in the last few years they have had squeaky brakes.

Not true.

I have an '89 100Q, and Angela has a '90 90Q20V. Neither of them
has squeaky brakes. When mine did two years ago, I replaced the pads
with something good (Repco Deluxe Organic) and no more squeak.
No more brake dust, either.

There is no excuse for squeaky brakes. Either they are cheap-shit
pads, they were incorrectly installed, or they are worn too far down.


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