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Old 08-01-2012, 08:52 AM   #1
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'03 Rubicon awful squeal noise

I just got this jeep so I don't know much about it. My front brakes were replaced about 3 months ago, rotors and drums. I had one bad shock and serpentine belt also replaced at that time. About 2 months ago I started hearing a horrible squeal when I pressed on the brakes. I then noticed this squeal while the vehicle was in motion at a slow speed. I took it back to the brake shop and they told me brakes were fine...the squeal was due to "pressure on the axle due to after market wheels". The wheels I have are the original Rubicon wheels - nothing after market. Any ideas?

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Old 08-01-2012, 08:58 AM   #2
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Take to a different mechanic because he don't even know what a stock vehicle looks like. and apparently has never worked on a jeep. Im a mechanic and know the wheel regardless if its aftermarket or stock wont make a noise. lol I wish i could help you but I would have to see it in person. Is there any places that deal with aftermarket parts around you? Places like that understand vehicles better
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