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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-07-2012, 10:15 AM Thread Starter
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Brake squeal after lever install.

I was hoping someone may have some info on this. I just installed ASV levers and now my front brake is squealing. It was a very easy replacement, took all of 5 minutes, and there was no adjustment or anything. There was absolutely no squeal before putting the lever on.

I rode the bike for about 30 minutes and immediately checked the temp of the front brake rotors when I got home. They were cool enough that I could touch them and hold my hand there. They were not red hot at all. I would think if the brake was dragging the rotors would get hot.

If anyone has any input I would appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-07-2012, 12:25 PM
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well, its impossible for a level to effect the makeup of the pads on the rotors, dirt, sand, debris, and what not ... so i doubt the actual lever caused it

go to autozone, or nappa, or checker, or what ever car place of your choosing, get some brake parts cleaner, hose the **** down and get the system cleaned up.

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Do your pads need changed? It may just be a coincidence.

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Clean your rotors and do a full break cleaning, remove pads and get in there w some brake cleaner and old toothbrush it will do wonders. I had slight squealing, after cleaning it dissapeared. And as mentioned, your levers are not the prob lol, just a coincidence
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