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post #1 of 2 Old 11-02-2010, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
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possible problem with back brake? need help!

Hi everybody,

I noticed some squeaking coming from my back driver's side brake. This was the other day and it would squeak during higher speeds (65 MPH) and even lower speeds (25 MPH). It was doing this though even when I was not braking. I have the brake discs all the way around.

I brushed it off and just figured that there was probably just some gunk in by the brake and caliper. Today, I went for about a 15 minute drive and came back to my house to wash it. I started to spray water on my jeep and when the water hit the caliper and rotor, It was steaming. It must have been very hot. I quickly went to the opposite side in the back and hit that with water and it was not steaming. I am now thinking that there is something more serious going on.

Any suggestions, things for me to change or check? By the way, its a 2007 with the 2.4, automatic. It has 39,000 miles on it.


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post #2 of 2 Old 11-02-2010, 12:32 PM
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It sounds like your caliper is hanging up/not releasing or you need to do a brake job on the rears. The only way to check is to pull the wheel and take a look at it. The rotor should be able to turn with some drag but not too much.

Servicing the rear brakes starts on post 8 of this thread. https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/brake-job-548958/

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