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Old 04-12-2012, 11:10 AM
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Brake squealing???

I am expecting to pick up my new Rig this coming Monday and can't wait but, being a former WK1 owner I still have nightmares about the last one's awful brake noise. It was the reason I sold the last one so quickly and haven't gotten another since. PLEASE tell me they have fixed this issue and that the only noise I will hear from my car is that exhaust note. Best, C
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:13 PM
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I had the WK1 as well and was so disappointed with the break squeal. I put ceramic pads on my WK1 and it helped. On the new WK2 there is no squeal! I am so happy about that. I also noticed break dust is much less than on my last WK1. Break dust is also less on the WK2 than on my parents 2 rover sports. The only break issue you will have is that they trow you through the front window when you stomp on them. Also, if you don't burn off the water on them after they get wet, you have to hit the accelerator the next day because they fuse to the rotors (that is no a complaint!). You will love this truck much more than your last one!
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i'm at 4500 miles. no squeal so far and hope it never appears. had to replace the rear pads on my last 3 jeep srts because the squeal was unbearable.
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Thanks for your responses. Picked it up last night. I am in love.
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I had the same problem with my 2010, solution is you just have to be more aggressive on the brakes.
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:28 PM
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20k on mine and the squeal came. I changed pads and it went away for a week. Now I can't get rid of it.

New brakes should be here Tuesday... I'll report back then.
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Old 04-20-2012, 10:43 AM
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8000 miles on mine and I started having squeal issues last month
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I had the same problem with my 2010, solution is you just have to be more aggressive on the brakes.
I second this. Ride those brakes like they are meant to be I'm at 8k miles with no squeals.


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Yeah. I only get squeal when I'm creeping
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^^ +1 … only when backing out of my garage real slow. Otherwise they are quiet.
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