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Old 06-24-2002, 03:04 PM
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Just as a data point:
I always use a silicone-based paste like haasman described.
Never a squeal problem since.
I have never tried the grease method MB specifies.
I'm not sure that is a factor here or not, though I started using the silicone stuff 15 years ago when I had squeal problems on a 450SE.

Another possible remedy would be to try a different brand of pads. Squeal potential certainly varies depending upon the pad compound.
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