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I have 14,500 miles on my truck and my front brakes are starting to squeal....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by sincitytaco, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Oct 20, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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    sincitytaco

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    I thought the brakes on these trucks were supposed to last at least twice as long. Why do I always have such great luck?
     
  2. Oct 20, 2009 at 10:54 PM
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    rossk35

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    mine have made noise pretty much all the time since it was brand new.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2009 at 10:59 PM
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    JKD

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    A squeal doesn't mean worn out unless it's coming from wear indicators, which I am not sure our stock pads even have.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM
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    rossk35

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    Every car has wear indicators.
     
  5. Oct 20, 2009 at 11:03 PM
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    or one of them springs could be missing??
     
  6. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:07 AM
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    You sure have a lot of problems with that truck :confused:...

    I'm just over 25k miles, I live/drive in the same place as you with no problems at all....when is the last time you had your brakes inspected? At 15k miles I think I had around 88-90% all around.
     
  7. Oct 21, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    I have a permanent cloud over me
     
  8. Oct 21, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    Well quite slamming on the breaks and just run over whatever is in your way...see no more squeal.

    Maybe now would be a good excuse to upgrade rotors and pads?

    Good luck man :D
     
  9. Oct 21, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Are you sure its not dirt on the brakes making the noise?
     
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