Locked"Softer" Rhino brake pad for less squeal??

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2007/06/06 22:13:28 (permalink)

"Softer" Rhino brake pad for less squeal??

I have an '06 450 Rhino that has a very loud squeak coming from the front wheels. Dealer says it's the brake pads, put some "stop squeak' goop on the pads and says they'll wear in and the noise should go away (which, to me, is dealer speak for "I have no idea how to fix this")

I can deal with some squeak when applying the brakes, but this noise shows up when I am driving and NOT applying the brakes and goes away when I apply the brakes.

Anyway, I called Yamaha and they recommended an aftermarket brake pad to help with the noise. They said it was softer and didn't last as long (my dealer had no idea of these other pads.) They were very hesitant and didn't want to tell me the brand of pad they recommended so does anyone know of a softer brake pad that has less squeal?

Thank you for any help,

Joel B.

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    Mud Master
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    RE: "Softer" Rhino brake pad for less squeal?? 2007/06/07 06:52:40 (permalink)
    I just saw brembo front brake replcements designed for the rhino, PM me if you want the site i saw it at. Ebc, makes replacement pads, that are better, but not perfect.

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    RE: "Softer" Rhino brake pad for less squeal?? 2007/06/07 21:25:55 (permalink)
    try putting wd-40 in the top and bottom part of the caliper, just spray it in there, it wont affect the brakes. it stops it for about 2 weeks then just spray again. cheap fix and it works. hope this helps

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