I have a 2003 F150 Supercrew. When the brakes are damp, they make a lot of
noise when brakes are depressed to stop while backing up. Has anyone else
noticed this problem? It has been like it since I bought it new in June
My dealer says there is no problem. I have spoken to another owner who has
the same truck. He has noticed it too.
It may be possible that some grease or oil may have gotten on the brakes or
the brake pads are real cheap. I bought some for my 99 from Autozone that
squeaked from day 1. I kept them for about a month and then bought some at
another parts store and they did not squeak. To eliminate the oil/grease,
clean the brakes good with a brake cleaner and use some sand paper to go
over the rotors and pads. If it still squeaks, replace them. I hope this
When I was working in "the trenches" we would put anti-sieze on the
back of the pads and chamfer (grind an angle) on the edges of the
pads. For some reason the square edge made thing squeal
Worked 95% of the time
Yeh, I've got an '04 F-150 doing the same thing.
I asked a co-worker knowledgeable about such things, and he suggested
the same thing about the edges of the pads. Or, he said, just live with it.
Never bothered to fix it. Didn't bother me all *that* much. Eventually
went away on its own...
My '02 SuperDuty makes a really loud groaning noise when brakes are
wet (like right after a wash, haven't seen it when it's raining) and
I'm backing up slowly. Goes away once the brakes are warm and dry.
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