Squeal sound from right front wheel well when making left turns.

Todd Young auditodd at attbi.com
Sat Aug 3 13:29:05 EDT 2002

Bent disc brake shield?

Russell Kubycheck wrote:
> On my wife's car ('97 A6qw) I have just upgraded the front brakes to the A8
> Rotor/ TT caliper carrier combo w/ Mintex Red Box Pads.
> My wife stated there was a squeal before I did the work, but I told her not
> to worry best I thought it was the rotors/pads (yellow brake light came on
> about the same time).
> This squeal expresses itself during any left turn angle and at any speed. It
> does get louder as speed increases. At 1-3mph the sound is cyclic. But at
> speeds over 5mph it sounds constant. It seems to be independent of brake
> pedal pressure. The sound cannot be heard in the car with the window closed
> and A/C on. Which is why did not notice before changing the rotors/pads. I
> only had the windows down after the work was done.
> Also, if I am going straight or in a right hand turn there are no abnormal
> sounds.
> My brother and I took the right side rotor and caliper off and reinstall
> them. He thought everything look great. He then bounced the right front side
> of the car and a small squeak could be heard.
> Any ideas before I go to the mechanic? I am afraid they like to just replace
> things until the problem goes away. $$$
> Russ
> '99 A6q
> '97 A6qw (well at least it stops better than before).
> The new A8 rotors and TT caliper carriers bolted right on and fit just fine
> under the 5 spoke 16" wheels.

Todd Young
7079 Dawn Ave. E.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

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