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Old 06-16-2013, 11:20 PM   #1
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So my jeep has 8k miles and my brakes squeak

So my new jeeps breaks squeak when I first use the jeep each morning. I have never had a new car do this. Do you think it's worth taking in to the dealer or just give it some time to wear down a bit

FYI it only does it first thing in the morning

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Old 06-16-2013, 11:29 PM   #2
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When you apply the brakes, it is normal to hear a bit of squeaking. This can typically be resolved by adding a layer of "brake quiet" or equivalent to the exterior of the pads. I'm sure there are a number of other products that perform the same or better, including upgraded pads with vibration-dampening coatings. When the squeaking becomes a screaming squeal, your brake pad depth indicator clip is scraping the rotor to let you know you should have replaced your pads a while ago.

That being said, and based on the limited description of the issue, along with the low mileage, leads me to believe your issue is the former.

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FWIW, if my Jeep sets for more than a day, a thin film of rust will form on the rotor surfaces. When I start driving, the first time or two I use the brakes, they squeal until the pads clean the rust off.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:31 AM   #4
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8k on mine, my rear brakes have been a bit noisy since day 1...
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:06 AM   #5
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Yep. It's common.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:13 AM   #6
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Are you talking about a squeak when you are crawling (not talking about rock crawling)?

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