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It looks like it is still up to the manufacturer if they use asbestos or not. NAO (Non Asbestos Organic) are guaranteed to have No Asbestos, buy they wear quickly and have poor performance. I wont use them due to decreased braking performance, I think they are dangerous to use on a modern car. You would have to contact other manufacturers to find out if ...


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If these are new brake pads, they will not contain asbestos no matter who makes them or what they are made of (ie: metallic, semi-metallic, or ceramic). According to this Los Angeles Times article from 1991: Under federal law, asbestos brake production is supposed to stop in 1993 and auto manufacturers are supposed to stop using it in new cars by 1995. ...


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i try what i have in my knowledge if the hand brakes stretched your tire will be hot enough and will smoke or smell like burning rubber. it's very dumb statement. because both will be rattling or hot try jack the car and check your tire it should be rolled by hand (at neutral gear) without so much force. if the rattling comes because you drive it, try to ...


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I wonder if they didn't install the anti rattle clip that comes with the pads? That will cause what you are describing. Also, it wouldn't make noise by just spinning the wheel. It would happen when hitting bumps. Additionally, I believe you can adjust the hand brake cable and tighten it up. If you don't use the handbrake a lot I would doubt it's ...


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