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Old 11-25-2002, 09:21 PM
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Brake Pad Suggestions for a '95 E420

About 3 months the car got new rotors and pads in the front - all Mercedes OEM. The new pads squeak like nothing I've ever heard before - the kind of resonating that makes heads turn about 1/2 mile before you arrive!

I've been back to the shop countless times - blue stuff on the backs, silicone on the pads, groves cut on pads... About 10 days later the squeaking is back.

I am at my wits end and just want quiet brakes! So, I'm looking for recommendations. Thank you.
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:04 PM
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What did you have before?

If the problem was not there before, stick with the previous brand!
I question the installation or some other underlying problem (s).
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:04 PM
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I'll put an other set of brake pad set ( OE only )
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