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Old 04-23-2010, 03:49 PM
SuperTruckin SuperTruckin is offline
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Default Creaking brake

I dont know if anyone else has come across this before, either way i could really us the insight. I developed this problem a couple of years ago shortly after i had the brakes and rotors replace. When i come to a stop and lightly apply the brakes...i can hear a loud ticking and sqeeking coming from the driver side front brake. As the truck slows eventually it switches to more of a creaking noise, until i am fully stopped. If i come fast to a stop and press harder on the brakes i dont get this noise. I myself looked at it,going straight for the kill..replacing the cheap brakes and rotors my mechanic decided to use.The problem went away for almost a day. Any ideas as to what this is and how to get rid of it would be great.
2002 Ranger XLT 4x4 \ 4.0 SOHC \ Jet performance chip \ Flowmaster ex. \ K&N air filter \(Future 302 build)
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:58 PM
timothy47129 timothy47129 is offline
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Default Re: Creaking brake

Mine has the same problem.It almost sound like water driping in an empty pan tick,tick,tick,tick,tick.
sold years ago : Dark blue 1999 ford ranger flareside supercab Xlt 2wd flex fuel 3.0 auto all factory options except 4wd. Current mods include :explorer overhead console with temp display,exterior color matched painted interior dash trim and door panel trim, auto dark rear view mirror,euro tail lights,tonneau cover,1 high flow cat,cherry bomb pro muffler into 6" oval tip exited under the rear step.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:59 PM
corrado guy corrado guy is offline
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I know this is old form but I could use some insight on this too. Any info would be gratefully appreciated.
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