Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 14:00:32 -0700
From: TimeRanger <>
Subject: Re: Brakes groaning?

On Thu, 07 Sep 2000 10:46:53 -0700, Guava Baby <> wrote: >Lately I've noticed a groaning sound when I apply the brakes. I've heard >it before on a few different cars during the winter, but never in the >summer. At first I thought it might have something to do with the fact >that I've got snow tires on my car, but the sound seems to be getting >worse and I fear that darker forces are at work. Anyone know what might >be causing the problem and how serious this is? (I'm naturally reluctant >to take any brake-related problem lightly, but don't want to overreact.) > >Leigh Sounds like it is time for new pads/shoes. Have the brakes checked immediately before serious damage occurs to drums/rotors. -- "Of what service would militia be to you, when most probably you will not have a single musket in the State; for as arms are to be provided by Congress, they may or may not furnish them?" -Patrick Henry, 5 June 1788

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