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Squealing rear brakes

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by ohmstable, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. ohmstable

    ohmstable Senior Member

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    Need some help people,

    My rear drum brakes on my 92 civic are squealing when braking. I've checked the shoes and they're basicly new. The squealing happens at very low speeds, so basicly when the car is almost coming to a stop. Could it be that the brake shoes are no good? ie: the compound is old/bad causing the squealing?

    Any suggestions would be great.

    Thanks.
     
  2. spoonfedcrx

    spoonfedcrx Junior Member

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    most likely need a rear drum cut or if u dont have access to a lathe rear drum replacement
     
  3. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    put some anti squeal on them. Mine do the same thing, and my rotors and pads are only a month old.
     
  4. driverunknown

    driverunknown Senior Member

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    drums are just noisy. Mine were perfect when I cahnged them to rear disc, but they always squealed. Part of the problem is that the dust has no where to go as it builds up inside, so your shit will get noisy. My full disc setup has been delightfully quiet.
     
  5. ohmstable

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    I'm wondering now if it could be the proportioning valve which has failed. Perhaps the pressure to the rear brakes is too excessive at the low pedal pressure that I apply at low speeds, therefore they are squealing?? Does this make sense to anyone else?
     
  6. Battle Pope

    Battle Pope New Member

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    the dust is a good point.

    have you cracked em open and blown em out?
     
  7. ohmstable

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    Yup, I've blown out the dust.
     
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