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Old 04-24-2012
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High pitched squeal from passenger side

Hey guys, I have a 2008, 3.0L 2x4.

Just about an hour ago, as I pulled out of a parking lot, I heard a loud squeal coming from my passenger side. (From around the tire I think..) The brakes are new and as soon as I step on the brake the sound goes away. As I let the clutch out, the high pitched squealing starts and it's loudest when I'm driving slow. Even at moderate speeds (40-50 km/h) the squeal is pretty audible... I should probably add that when the truck is idling, there is no sound what so ever.

This just came out of nowhere, I turned out of the parking lot, drove a few blocks and then all of a sudden this horrible high pitched sound...

Please, any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-26-2012
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Maybe that shield that goes behind the rotor is rubbing on the rotor?

Maybe the caliper bolts are a little loose and the caliper isn't sitting right until you hit the brakes?

Maybe they didn't put syl-glyde on the back of the pads where it contacts the caliper/caliper piston?

Otherwise, I'd take it back to whoever did your brakes and complain. They should fix it for free if it didn't make that noise before.
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