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      01-28-2009, 06:02 PM   #1
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Question Annoying Squeaky Brakes...

Anyone experience that annoying brake squeal? I have an early '08 (March) 135i. I noticed the rather regular squeaking during the winter, it was not present before that. Dealer service guy suggested I needed to brake harder, so I did and it went away, but is back rather quickly. ANyone else expreince this and figure out how to eliminate it?
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      01-28-2009, 07:45 PM   #2
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I had the same problem. Even when brakes are bedded in properly, the pads will glaze over with repeated light use. I did two hard 140-0 stops in quick succession and haven't had them squeak for over a month now. Several 70-0 stops should do the same thing so long as you get the brakes good and hot.
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      01-29-2009, 10:18 AM   #3
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I get just a little noise when it's very cold outside, but it goes away after driving a few miles. I normally tend to "exercise" the brakes on a pretty regular basis, but since the weather has been so bad I haven't been driving the car very hard at all. You guys are probably onto something with the glazing.
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      01-29-2009, 10:34 AM   #4
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Squeeky Brakes.

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Thanks for that re-direct. Seems a lot of people are having this annoying problem. I will take it to the dealer and have them check the break pressure and shave the pads, etc. Seems that one person took this approach and hasn't heard the squeaking on slow stops for a while now. Covered by warranty so, might as well take it in.

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