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squeaky brakes but no brake system problems?

I had my oil changed today on my truck and the dealer checked the brakes at my request since they were squeaking(when stopping)They said they brake system looked fine and the pads had plenty left(42K miles 6mm all 4 pads). They said they can deglaze the pads and resurface the rotors but the amount they wanted was more than I wanted to spent for undamaged parts. Is there any easy fix for something like this that works, like a spray or something. If I do need to resurface the rotars I would rather take them to the parts store myself and save money

Answer:

Actually that is about the only way to get that specific noise to go away. The spray only helps if the contact between the outside of the pad and the caliper is not good. I perform that service quite a bit.
May 28, 2018
Brake Spray For Squeaky Brakes
May 28, 2018
For the best answers, search on this site shorturl.im/avgIN You have 2 choices: you can try applying synthetic brake grease to the back of the pads, it absorbs the high pitch vibrations you hear as squeals, OR you can upgrade to Wagner ThermoQuiet brake pads. Either will solve your problem.
May 28, 2018
Ceramics are way better from a noise standpoint. I had my Neon's stock rear brake shoes replaced with ceramics because it made so much racket when I used the brakes when they were cold that it was rather embarassing. It's not a bad idea to have your rotors and/or drums resurfaced because if you don't, the brakes can squeal. Resurfacing them also takes out any warpage or uneven wear, and your new pads and/or shoes will last longer. Unless they are damaged or at their minimum thickness, you don't need to replace them.
May 28, 2018
They are some of the best. You will usually wear out the rotors before you wear out the ceramics. When you put on the ceramics, you should have checked the runout on the rotors and had them either turned or replaced if they were too thin. Good luck
May 28, 2018

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