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I had new all round discs and pads put on MY09 2months ago, however recently my brakes when depressed has been making some really high pitched squealing noises. I rang up specialist without giving names, and they will contact me next week. It's strange but I think it's something to do with the weather, today I took out my runaround Almera and it started squealing a little. There has been some workman nearby, could it be dust particles, and what could I apply to the brakes, someone mentioned copper grease or similar, I even thought of jet washing the brakes, any ideas would be appreciated. :)
 

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Which pads do you have i had the same problem when i had pagids but swapped to Cosworths and fine now.
 

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Is the car been driven hard regularly? You may need to try a bedding-in process again as this should clear it if it's brake dust from the pads.

Which pads did you have fitted?
 

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Mine squeal like a stuffed pig. I've had it back to Nissan and they say "that's what they do sir" and even produced a tech bulletin from Nissan to back them up.

When the pads need changing I'll be looking to get something else other that OEM. But for now I'll just have to sound like a 20 year old bus.
 

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I have Pagid pads and Alcon discs all round, I get a modest squeal if they haven't been used in anger for a bit. Try 3-4 really hard stops and I mean 100to 10mph in 10ft :chuckle:.

You have probably been using them very lightly for a while and the surface of the pads have glazed over.

I wouldn't advise putting copper grease on the discs or you will end up in the hedge.... that's a cure for discs that sometimes click when turning slowly to the right
 

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I wouldn't advise putting copper grease on the discs or you will end up in the hedge.... that's a cure for discs that sometimes click when turning slowly to the right
That's what the NHPC told me as well. They said it could melt (which you don't want !).

Maybe my problem is that I just mainly tool about in mine, with quite a bit of motorway driving followed by crawling in traffic.
 

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I have Pagid pads and Alcon discs all round, I get a modest squeal if they haven't been used in anger for a bit. Try 3-4 really hard stops and I mean 100to 10mph in 10ft :chuckle:.

You have probably been using them very lightly for a while and the surface of the pads have glazed over.

I wouldn't advise putting copper grease on the discs or you will end up in the hedge.... that's a cure for discs that sometimes click when turning slowly to the right
I wouldn't advise putting copper slip on the discs either. Lol !! Although I would advise putting some on the edges and back of the pads to shut them up.
 

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Mine also squeal, took it to Westover Nissan who told me this is completely normal, even shown me another stock GTR doing the same. Told me to worry when they stop squeaking.
 

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Mine also squeal, took it to Westover Nissan who told me this is completely normal, even shown me another stock GTR doing the same. Told me to worry when they stop squeaking.
LOL LOL LOL LOL oil the hampster !!!!:chuckle:
 

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I have Pagid pads and Alcon discs all round, I get a modest squeal if they haven't been used in anger for a bit. Try 3-4 really hard stops and I mean 100to 10mph in 10ft :chuckle:.

You have probably been using them very lightly for a while and the surface of the pads have glazed over.

I wouldn't advise putting copper grease on the discs or you will end up in the hedge.... that's a cure for discs that sometimes click when turning slowly to the right
+1

Whenever mine start to squeal i just spray some water on the discs when giving it a wash and do some heavy stops 70-20mph or something.. Seems to solve the problem for me :)
 

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Excellent,

Really appreciate the replies, its was becoming embarrassing at one point. Head turner because of the squeal rather than the looks. Since posting this I have spoke to specialist, and they assure me that the Brembo Sports Pads intermittently do this, and should clear up in time, he has a fix by installing alternative manufacture ones at a reduced cost, told him performance in braking is key. So shall see how it goes, and may get it jet washed. As an update didn't squeal going to the train station this morning. :)
 

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My Alcons & Cossie pads were squeaking recently, but as a few have mentioned several high speed 70-20 stops then a gentle run to cool the brakes have sorted it.:)
 
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