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Re: [Shop-talk] squeaky brakes

To: Tim <>, ""
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] squeaky brakes
From: Rand E <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 14:13:28 -0700 (PDT)
Drum brakes?  Be sure the shoes aren't rubbing against the backing plate when
applied.  That was the issue I had with a Celica a few months ago.  I also
found that when I applied the brakes and they squealed, if I pressed real hard
once they wouldn't squeal anymore on that trip.  

From: Tim
>Sent: Friday, August 19,
2011 4:03 PM
>Subject: [Shop-talk] squeaky brakes
>I replaced the rear
brakes pads on my daughter's 99 Toyota Solara today 
>in hopes of eliminating
the squeal when she backs up. They were in need 
>of replacing (pretty thin on
one side) but the squealer was not making 
>contac. I didn't turn or replace
the rotor since it was the rear AND 
>they were in good shapes still.
I was done I took the car out and it did not squeal on me, even 
varied speeds backwards. Well, I just heard that they are still 
>squealing at
slow back up speed on my kid as she was leaving just now.
>Any idea why?
>shop content: I was in and out of my shop getting tools, etc.
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