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> > This note on squeeling disc brakes. A local auto repair radio talk show in > Atlanta has a mechanic named Sam Memmolo on it. He says the reason disc brakes > squeek is that the rotors have probably been turned using a directional cutting > tool (the kind on just about every brake lathe in mechanic shops). > Toby Basiliko wrote: > Steve, > I won't tool on you for what someone else said, but I don't buy it. > I've had brakes with 20,000 miles on them start squealing. Long after > any cutter marks are gone. > But I bet his trick often works, for it would cut glaze off the rotor, > which would in turn cut glaze off the pad. > Whaddya all think? > Toby B > (currently with drums, anyway! Sounds reasonable. Do you think there can be different reasons for pads squeeling? Maybe he's right and yours started squeeling for a different reason. I'm definately not an expert on this one. I've had my '71 SB for 8 years, I've put new pads on and my disc brake pads have never made a peep of noise. Guess I'm blessed. Steve B.