New Bike- Squeeky brakes



cujo37

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Jun 22, 2004
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Hi- I just recently bought a Mongoose 21 speed 26" Mountain Bike, and I have set it up and made the proper ajustments to the brakes, and still the brakes on both the front and back brakes squeek when the brakes are pressed. I toe'd in the brake blocks, all the screws are tight, teh brakes work with no problems, they just squeek. PLease if there anything I can do- or should I take it in for repair,

Please let me know.

Thanks
 

Greg-O

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Originally posted by cujo37
Hi- I just recently bought a Mongoose 21 speed 26" Mountain Bike, and I have set it up and made the proper ajustments to the brakes, and still the brakes on both the front and back brakes squeek when the brakes are pressed. I toe'd in the brake blocks, all the screws are tight, teh brakes work with no problems, they just squeek. PLease if there anything I can do- or should I take it in for repair,

Please let me know.

Thanks

try sanding down the brake pads just a tiny bit.
 

zperrys

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Jun 16, 2004
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Yeah, sanding the brake pads lightly is a good idea. Also clean your rims with soap and water. Sometimes a bit of chain lube, or other grease can get on there and give you a case of the squealies.