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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2006, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
 
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Squeeky front break

My k6 600 has an annoying squeek when I hit the front break. One would think a bike that isn't even 6 months old wouldn't be squeeking, and I have no idea what's making the god awful noise, but it needs to stop.

Any help?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2006, 11:41 AM
 
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Hit it with some brake cleaner and a tooth brush and try that.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2006, 11:42 AM
 
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Is it just when the brakes are cold, or all the time? Full floating rotors make a good deal on noise before they heat up to temp. If your brakes dont go quiet after the brakes get hot, you might need new pads



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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-11-2006, 05:39 PM
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Pads could be glazed. A good cleaning with brake cleaner and hit the rotors with scothbrite, that should clear it up..

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