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This is driving me crazy <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0">.<br>Little history on this problem with my '04 S60R. Bought the car used about 8 months ago or so. Starting having bad brake fade problems. Took it to RickenBaugh and found that the dealer I originally bought it from turned the rotors to far past the minimum level. Figured I would replace with a nice set of slotted and dimple drilled rotors and new pads. These are Brembo OEM rotors from Brake Performance that are CNC'd to create the slots and dimple drills. Pads are no name, Semi-Metallic but fit perfectly.<br>Symptoms - while turning the car, even slightly, to the left and loading the right side of the car, get wicked bad squeal. Almost sounds like a high pitched grinding.<br>What I have tried - put the orange anti-squeak goop on all new pads front and rear - no luck<br>Tried using old pads on front - no luck - same on rear - no luck. I greased all the contact points on the Brembo callipers that the pads contact. Thought I might have goofed something up on the internal e-brake on the right side as I tried pulling off old rotor with e-brake engaged ( <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> , habit to keep the car stable while off the ground) I did not see anything to indicate a problem in there. Might have sheared a bolt or something in there as the e-brakes themselves seem to float which may be by design. <br>I have put over 100 miles on the car and still get the same results. My Father is a mechanic and I worked for his alignment shop for quite sometime so brakes are not new to me. About to take to an independent mechanic to have them check this out as I am out of ideas at this point.<p>Any help or direct would be very appreciated as I, like the other 24 million unemployed people in the US, am pretty broke right now and of course need my car. <p>Thanks,<br>
 

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Re: 2004 S60R - Brake Squeal when turning left on New slotted and dimple dr ... (mrwhite94)

i dont know how many of the non r owners can help you but this belongs in the r fourm <p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zeroforum?id=51" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zeroforum?id=51</A><p> good luck
 

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Re: 2004 S60R - Brake Squeal when turning left on New slotted and dimple dr ... (mrwhite94)

Are you sure it's the brakes? Is this noise only around when braking or whenever you turn? These cars have been known to chew up wheel bearings at a young age.
 
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