I CHANGE BRAKE PAD FRONT AND BAKE WHEN THE SUV ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2007 Ford Explorer
  • 93,000 miles

I change brake pad front and bake, when the suv sit for 4 hrs or so, I start out and the brakes grind I pump the brakes an about half a block the sound quit. Does this ever time I start out.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 10:29 PM

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  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
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  • 24,896 posts

You may have installed higher-quality linings. They are often harder than the originals and that noise is a common side effect until they get warm.

Did you have the rotors machined? If not, the edges of the linings could be riding on a ridge of rust. That will wear off in time.

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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 11:16 PM

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