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Old 26 Jul 2006, 09:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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brake pads rattle

ive just change all discs and pads but the front pads are loose and rattle over bumpy road surfaces.
its a 96 wrx with 2 pots.

i just changed pads and discs, there was no shims ect. dont know if there should but non were removed.

i had to press the rears into the spring to clip them in but not fronts.
do you think the clips on the front need bending back over?

also i didnt use copper grease, could this cause problems?

im gonna strip back down at the weekend so does anyone have any advice?
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Old 26 Jul 2006, 10:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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copper grease is needed to help contact with piston, not sure about springs though, i had a problem after my brakes were stripped, was told to let them warm up then jump on them (when safe to do so) to re-bed the piston onto them. it worked i might add
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copper is a must - Only time mine were rattling all over the place was when i pin went missing - had to wait for replacement... Keep us informed of how it goes.
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Old 30 Jul 2006, 10:03 AM   #4 (permalink)
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well i stripped down and bent the spring back over and used plenty copper grease. working great with no rattling
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