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My brakes are slowly starting to squeak sometimes. Is this signs of needing new pads? Easy to do yourself or have them done? Do the Brembos need certain pads?
 

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Mine squeak all the time, and they're new... Just look at the pads, you don't even have to take the wheel off.... If you have less than 3mm then you should probably change them.

You can run any pads that fit... EBC yellow's are very good.
 

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My brakes are slowly starting to squeak sometimes. Is this signs of needing new pads? Easy to do yourself or have them done? Do the Brembos need certain pads?
As a general rule, disc brakes squeak. Check your pad level, but squeaking doesn't necessarily mean anything. There are a half-dozen pad options for our caRs.
 

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Mine stopped squeaking with the "copper gel" that my mechanic says Volvo just added as a ? solution or repair to the squeaking. That was after rotors and pads replaced x 2 (for said squeaking). I'm sure there's a more technical term for "copper gel" :)
 

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After two years on the pads I have, they have finally stopped squeaking all the time. Unfortunately mine are at the point they need to be replaced. It is my understanding that the brembos on the R just squeak.
 

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Mine squeal with the slow stop. Very noisy!!
 

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I had a terrible brake squeal and it got worst after I put new pads and rotors on. No amount of lube or cleaning would help so I gave this a try and i've been squeal free for a month now. Just apply it to the back of the pad where the pistons meet the pad backing. I put a good amount on, and let it dry for at least 10 min. You can find it and any autozone. Hope this helps out
 

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I have slotted rotors and Elevate pads and they squeak once in a while...turn the radio up..or stop braking so much
 
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