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Old 08-12-05, 07:18 PM   #1
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Right brake squeaking???

I have a new Marin Bobcat and the right brake has started to squeak. Any thoughts on what the cause is and what needs to be done? Thanks.
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Old 08-13-05, 11:28 AM   #2
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What you want to do is adjust the tensioners on the sides. You want the pad to be equi-distant from the rim, then clean both the rim and the brakes with a solvent like rubbing alcohol.

That should take care of it because dirt and grim tends to build up there.
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I have a new Marin Bobcat and the right brake has started to squeak. Any thoughts on what the cause is and what needs to be done? Thanks.
What kind of brakes? V brakes or disc?
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What kind of brakes? V brakes or disc?
I have disc brakes.
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Old 08-13-05, 07:21 PM   #5
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Oh discs, well, you should still clean them.
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