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Old 12-07-2014, 01:52 PM   #1
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Someone Please Help me with new Powerstop Brakes

Alright guys!! I'm very frustrated and pissed off about my new Powerstop Z23 Brakes and slotted/drilled rotors.

I get them installed and two days later my front driver side brakes are squealing like they are dying when I come to a stop, thought I needed to drive and break them in but I drove for a month and no help. I called Powerstop and they said the pads were bad, so they sent me a new pair and got them installed. Two days later they are squealing just as bad. I have no idea what could be wrong! can someone please help?
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Old 12-07-2014, 03:10 PM   #2
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The Brembos are know to make noise. You should search the brake section for Brembo noisy brakes.
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Old 12-07-2014, 03:22 PM   #3
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Did you grease your brake pads?
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Old 12-07-2014, 04:43 PM   #4
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I dont think they were greased when they gave me the first ones they took out.
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Old 12-07-2014, 05:40 PM   #5
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Did you install the pads yourself?
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Old 12-07-2014, 06:28 PM   #6
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No, took them to a tire and brake guy
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Old 12-07-2014, 06:33 PM   #7
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Hmm...only other thing I could think of is that they were not bedded in properly. Either that or the brake guy did a bad job.
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Old 12-07-2014, 07:11 PM   #8
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How did they do a bad job? They only go in one way. There's a spray or brush on anti squeal I put on the back of my pads. Works like a charm.
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Old 12-07-2014, 08:19 PM   #9
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Whats the name of the spray?
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Old 12-07-2014, 08:22 PM   #10
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Anyone think the pads are crap?
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Old 12-07-2014, 08:39 PM   #11
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Anyone think the pads are crap?
That could be a possibility as well, I've never heard of the company OP mentioned, but that doesn't necessarily mean they are. Have you thought of trying a different brake pad?
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How did they do a bad job? They only go in one way. There's a spray or brush on anti squeal I put on the back of my pads. Works like a charm.
I wouldn't doubt people's ability to screw something up, even the simplest of tasks.
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Old 12-07-2014, 09:19 PM   #13
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I may just pick up a set of new pads for the front and try and get my money back
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:28 PM   #14
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I would have them replace everything, if it keeps it up. I initially thought the rotors and pads were rotating with the tire when I saw the pictures lol. Best of luck!
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