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Why my sidepull capiler brake squeaks?
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I got a new trek 1.2 in March. The rear brake functions pretty well but after a ride, it started squeaking when I apply the break. I checked the rear brake. The pads are in correct position and I recentered the brake. But the noise doesn't go away. That sound really bothers me although the brake is still functioning well. Is there any way to fix that problem?
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#2
If you have some sandpaper, you can try rubbing it on the pad to wear off a small amount of the pad.
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#3
return to your supplier for service, should be free.
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#4
You can also look in the pads themselves for small metal particles or dirt. Hopefully the rubber did not go to a hardened state.
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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