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Old 08-03-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
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2013 New Jeep Brakes

I bought my new '13 JK about a month and a half ago and ever since I bought it, it has been making a bad squeaking noise right before it comes to complete stop and when I let off. It doesn't squeak on initial application but just at final stop.

Is this normal for a jeep? Shouldn't be with today's technology. All brakes should stop quiet and well especially when they are brand new 2013.

I tried to drive it thinking it might just new brakes deal where they just needed to broken in but apparently that's not the case.

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Old 08-03-2013, 10:01 AM   #2
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Take it back to the dealer and make sure the brake pads are properly installed. Ask them to go all around the vehicle. If not, it could lead to a damaged rotor and severely decreased stopping ability.

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Old 08-03-2013, 11:19 AM   #3
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My front brakes squeaked when new on my both of my 2013 Wranglers. I did not worry about it and the noise went away after several hundred miles of normal use.
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Old 08-03-2013, 11:13 PM   #4
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I just don't get why it would be ok when all other new vehicles I have bought have never had this problem
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