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Philip Chidlow
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Squeek!

Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:30 pm

New front pads fitted for MOT on Thursday. Squeal like a stuck pig. Do I have to wait until they bed in? Or is there something I can do?
• COMING SOON... 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• COMING SOON... 1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 16v auto Exclusive
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:32 pm

They should settle down after a few miles, how were the discs, were there wear grooves or anything?
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Post by Widgit » Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:43 pm

Philip,

I would suggest a thin smear of copperslip on the pad backing......it will usually stop the resonant squeel that you have at present.
By the way did I see you approaching the Army and Navy the other day in a rather swish looking silver BX ?

Tim. :)

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:21 pm

Yes, I guess, as I frequent that marvel of modern road planning on a daily basis! :lol:

I will get the old copper grease out. I find the squealing sound penetrates the reassuring roar of the air conditioning :lol:
• COMING SOON... 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• COMING SOON... 1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 16v auto Exclusive
• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
and some Ford tat lol