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Re: A4 screeching brakes

Curtis Foon writes:
> I have around 14K miles on my A4, and the brakes have started screeching 
> whenever I stop.  It is the type of sound that happens when your brake pads 
> are low, but my dealer says don't worry about it.  I haven't had this sound 
> happening so suddenly with a new car before, so should I be worried?

It's doubtful that your pads are worn.  The screeching is probably
caused by dust on the back of the pad.  It should be curable by
removing the pads, cleaning the back of the pad and the caliper,
and reinstalling the pads with some anti-squeal compound on the
back of the pad.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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