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Old 04-20-2005, 02:37 PM
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Brakes squeaking

Quick question, I've noticed that I have an excessive amount of break squeal when I apply the brakes on my WB. What can I do to eliminate this? I've tried belt dressing on the drums, and even that stuff you use for automotive brakes but it is WAY too sticky. Any suggestions??? TIA
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Old 04-20-2005, 07:11 PM
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Squealing comes from vibration.
Check to see if linings are square with the drum when applied.
Linings could be glazed or down to metal.
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Old 04-20-2005, 08:47 PM
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I inspected the brake bands and the drums. All looks good. I sprayed it down with brake cleaner then added a dab of lithium grease. It worked fine, however, by the time I finished my yard it was squeaking again. Looks like I'll have to live with it until I replace the brakes. I may pull it all apart and look more closely at the bands to see if they are glazed.
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- Powerchute w/custom in-grip switch
- Hella fog lights
- Custom striping roller
- Pingel fuel filter
- Custom FIMCO boomless spray rig

1989 John Deer 1070 Compact Tractor - 40hp/4WD
- 70 series loader
- 506 rotary mower
- box scraper
- 84" plow w/full hydo
- ballast box
- aux lights

1993 John Deere Gator 6x4
- HD Field Trax tires
- brush/fender guards
- hydraulic dump bed w/storage and bed cover
- 2" receiver hitch
- HD front suspension
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