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Old 09-11-2012, 09:43 AM
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When i apply my front brakes they make noise, not like metal on metal but more like a sshhhhhhh noise. Hard to explain. Not really a screech either. They are original pads with 3k miles on them and look like new
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:49 AM
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When i apply my front brakes they make noise, not like metal on metal but more like a sshhhhhhh noise. Hard to explain. Not really a screech either. They are original pads with 3k miles on them and look like new
I would think that is the brakes doing their job, grabbing the rotor to slow you down. You hear a lot more stuff than you do in your car, your car's brakes are making noise also.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:17 AM
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None of my other bikes have made this noise. Its almost as if my pads have sandpaper glued on them. But the pads are smooth and rotor is fine. I dont get it
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And you guys said I was trolling....
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Old 09-11-2012, 01:09 PM
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And you guys said I was trolling....
It was actually a serious question. My brakes are making noise and i cant figure it out. Sorry i cant describe the noise its making to your liking. Since you obviously have no helpful information, please dont bother writing anything. Thanks
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Old 09-11-2012, 01:23 PM
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The noise you describe sounds like what typically happens with vented discs. When the brakes are applied and the pads pass over the vent holes it makes a noise like that. Nothing to worry about.
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Mine does too and the new Lyndal Gold pads seems to enhance the noise they make.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:34 PM
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Default Same noise - I like it!~

My front brake speaks the same language...I kinda like it - I think I would miss it if I didn't have it! I mentioned it to my local mechanic when changing tires and pads - he said it was normal.
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+1 It's just pads running across the vented disks, not a problem
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The noise you describe sounds like what typically happens with vented discs. When the brakes are applied and the pads pass over the vent holes it makes a noise like that. Nothing to worry about.
I have to agree. Mine made noise from day one. It's actually hard to describe the sound but what he said..^
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