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Brakes, Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Jeremy92, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Apr 13, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    Jeremy92

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    I have started to notice a sound coming from my brakes whenever i hit them in reverse and sometimes when im stoping other times, it is a metal meeting metal sound. Is i haven't looked yet, but will soon. do yall think these is just replace the brake pads or do you think its a rotor problem. Im about to take her in for the 30,000 mile service in the next week or two, any help will be much appreciated.
     
  2. Apr 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    Squealing?? or a clunk metal on metal??
     
  3. Apr 13, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    at 30k? it could be those two sheet of metals that you place behind the pads thats causing it - probly loose or shot.
     
  4. Apr 13, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    A little but of both, i just noticed the squeel today when my window was down. Bud definitely a clunk when i hit the brakes.
     
  5. Apr 13, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    If you aren't towing I would think the pads are fine. It may be the metal shims you are hearing. You can remove your wheel & see how close the pads are.

    I was able to get 50,000 on my original set & I tow a bass boat.

    The last set of pads I bought were the Wagner ceramic @ Advanced Auto. Ceramic pads are much better than the regular pads I was running. Hardly any dust & no squeeks.


    When you replace your pads, here is a write up to do it yourself:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/38025-diy-front-brake-pad-change.html
     
  6. Apr 14, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    I haven't ever towed anything, so it may be the shims? How would i fix this problem?
     
  7. Apr 16, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    Any other thoughts
     
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