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    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada fretman's Avatar
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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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by fretman
    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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    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada fretman's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pocorider
    What kind of brakes? V brakes or disc?
    I have disc brakes.

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    ride like theres not 2mrw chris_pnoy's Avatar
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    Oh discs, well, you should still clean them.
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