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I had replaced the pads then had the dealers cut the rotors and its sounds like metal on metal i feel like an idiot when i drive around because people look like wtf??? lol it does get slow moving peds out of the way though any idea whats wrong?
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Did you get lifetime pads? When I got lifetime pads it was squeaking a lot until I replaced the rotors... hope you don't have to get new rotors!
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probably to late for this answer but when you machine rotors you must wash the rotors with water and some sort of dish or degreasing soap to get rid of the metal particals from when you machine them. also if you apply a thin layer of caliper grease on the back side of the pad and sliders and make sure the metal clips that mount into calipers are clean, no matter how cheap the pads are you wont end up with noise. i fix other garage f*ck up when it come this cause there to lazy to take the time. do about 4 cars a week. i usually have to lightly sand the pads with 100 grit sand paper rewash water and apply grease in all the right place to fix that probably after they had been driving with that for a few hundred miles and there happy then a pig in sh!t when im done. they told me they took it back to where they had the brakes done and they tell them its the nature of the beast.
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thanks for the reply but i ended up selling the truck
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