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When I stop the breaks grind

Discussion in 'FJ Cruiser' started by monniepoo, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. monniepoo

    monniepoo Cruiser chick

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    I slammed on the breaks to avoid an accident a few weeks back and ever since I noticed that my breaks kinda make a grinding sound and feel when I stop. Has anyone have this problem or is it a major problem that I should take to the dealer?:frown:
     
  2. Lovey

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    I would have that looked at right away.
    Brakes are pretty important.
     
  3. cruiser88

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    have your tires pulled it could be as simple as a piece of gravel/mud.have you been offroad recently
     
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    Yes I have... Ill go to the dealer next week.:)
     
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    try spraying the garden hose in between the spokes of your wheel and spray the disc brakes. You might clear it out on your own in 2 minutes.

    keep us updated if it's anything interesting.
    good luck!
     
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    I just hosed it off and there was stuff pouring out of the wheel well. Looks like it cleared it all up. I even discovered a nail in my tire! Off the the offroad shop! Thanks all of you!:D
     
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    props to firsttoy for saving monnie the money the dealer would have charged to wash out her wheelwells lol.
     
  8. cruiser88

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    when i was typing i wrote that and deleted that:D it was just in case senerio that it may have been someting else;) safety first:beer:
     
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  10. monniepoo

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    Major thanks again! I drove to L.A today and all is perfect!:)