Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-23-2003, 11:04 AM
vwbuge's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,101
Brake squealing.....

I know I've seen this somewhere here before but.........I am getting tired of the brake squeal on my 300sd. Anyone suggest type/brand of brakes? I don't think they are worn. Last summer I put new pads on (Raybestos, I think) and used a bunch of anti-squeal. The calipers on the rear are also new. Well, a few thousand miles later and it is back. HELP
'85 300SD (formerly california emissions)
'02 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
'04 VW Passat W8 (6spd manual) SOLD!!
'68/'69 Empi Imp body on '65 Beetle pan
'93 Ducati 900 SS
'79 Kawasaki KZ 650
'86 Kawasaki KX 250
'72 Triumph T100R
'70 Yamaha R5 Rat Bike
Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2003, 02:59 PM
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: NB Canada
Posts: 1,173
...Just passing along a tip from a friend (MB trained)

You might try filing the edges of the pads, ie., beveling them. I was told that this will stop the squeeling.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2003, 03:41 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Jacksonville Florida
Posts: 723
The Brake Squeak can be a Pain to stop but it can be done.As Its a Vibration from the Brake Caliper Piston to the back side of the brake pad..a Chatter
1 What shape are the Brake rotors in...Smooth? NO Edges?
No Hot Spots.No Runout.No Discoloration.
2 The Pads Must be a Good Quality pad..Name Brand!
3 Install a Metal shim on the Back Side of the Brake pad..(The Metal Side) The Factory uses them for a Reason!They Work
4 Use a Good Brake paste or anti squeak on the back side of the pads..Mercedes uses it for a reason..It Works

If You Follow the above you should Not have any brake Squeak
I Dont have any on my Mercedes with Stock pads and with Porterfield pads Both cars..No Squeak
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page