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I just had all my brakes, calipers, and something else related to that replaced. Brand new. And they're working perfectly. So why are they squealing whenever I touch the brake pedal?

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Sounds like they didn't put any disk brake quite on the back of the pads, or used cheap pads without shims, or just didn't use them.

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You could try breaking in the new pad and rotor combination with several hard stops from 50-60 mph. Or better yet go back to the shop and ask.

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I wouldn't do that. You risk causing damage because they are not broken in that can result in your rotor warping earlier than usual. –  denver Apr 28 '14 at 13:25

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