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Brakes Problem any ideas?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Confederate9, Apr 18, 2002.

  1. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    hey guys, i have a 85, stock 10 bolts front and rear.
    My problem is when i drive i hear a "CHIRPING" noise, i cant figure out what it is, but when i tap the brakes it goes away.
    even when i tap the brakes and keep my foot on the gas it goes away. also when i make a right turn it goes away and or when i make a swirving movement to the right.
    so i dont know what it could be othe rthan i think that its in the brakes.
    i replaced my drum brakes about 1 month ago, but the noise started about 3 weeks ago.
    any ideas on what it is and how to fix it?
     
  2. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    Could be front brake pads.
     
  3. txbluethunder

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    i would guess front pads...could just be brake dust...
     
  4. shoeless

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    Mine was doing the same thing. I just did a brake job, pads, calipers, and rotors. When I went to take off the spindle nuts, I could remove three out of four by hand. They were so loose the bearings were making noise, and I could shake the hub. My bearings looked good, so I cleaned 'em up and repacked 'em. The things runs so quiet now. I would look into that with yours.
     

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