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post #1 of 8 Old 08-06-2009, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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FRONT BRAKE "HOWLING"

Just had new 2ct's installed and while having the shop do the work, decided to have them flush both front lines and rear. Since leaving and three rides, there is a "howl" coming from the front under regular braking (and hard)... if I go real easy, it's not there.

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post #2 of 8 Old 08-06-2009, 07:30 PM
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Just had new 2ct's installed and while having the shop do the work, decided to have them flush both front lines and rear. Since leaving and three rides, there is a "howl" coming from the front under regular braking (and hard)... if I go real easy, it's not there.

Any help?
maybe small dog caught in rotor??



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post #3 of 8 Old 08-06-2009, 07:43 PM
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post #4 of 8 Old 08-06-2009, 08:09 PM
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this is the same problem everyone has regarding the front brake howl. Best way to get rid of it is to buy a can of brake parts cleaner, spray down the rotors and pads, and it's been gone for 5k kms for me... some say it only helps for a few hundred miles though..

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post #5 of 8 Old 08-06-2009, 08:52 PM
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try squeaky brakes, brake noise, and brake squeal
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post #6 of 8 Old 09-03-2009, 01:26 PM
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Try loosening the front axle and re-tightening it. If the shop over tightened it, the howl can come from binding.

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post #7 of 8 Old 09-03-2009, 01:34 PM
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And by retighten, he means torque... as in the wrench.

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post #8 of 8 Old 09-03-2009, 01:59 PM
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And by retighten, he means torque... as in the wrench.
But don't use Basspiece919's torgue wrench, it is set to the "Break and Destroy" settings.......

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