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Old 20-01-2010   #1
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Question Chalky brakes

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I have grande punto 1.4 8v 59 plate, 2,500 miles on clock. Started to notice chalky sound coming from brakes recently when braking at low speed. Not overly concerned just not sure if it is something that could lead to something more serious.

Any ideas on what it may be or if anythig needs looking at would be appreciated.

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Re: Chalky brakes

a chalky sound ?

not sure what chalk sounds like lol why dont you try getting brake cleaner and cleaning the contact side of the brake pads (both sides) and clean the disc itself the spray cleaner is only about 3 and just a clean rag to wipe it over, umm copper grease the caliper sides of the pads and the hub, if you have level ground you can take of the handbrake do the back brakes too.

someone else may give you more information but the gp brakes are famous singers
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Re: Chalky brakes

Mine brakes have just started sqeaking after 6000 miles
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Re: Chalky brakes

Chalky Brakes??......Sounds like an Amercian country and western singer
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Cheers mate,

yh duno how else to describe the sound other than chalky, guess u could say a grinding sound but its not as harsh as a grind lol. Anyway thanks for the response, will give em a clean and hope it does the trick!
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no problem good luck with it
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did it work?
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