Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Belleville, ON, Canada
Originally Posted by jeepney_driver
On Jeep Compasses with rear disc brakes this technique eliminates the "groan" from the brakes when you back up especially when the brakes are cold. This noise is very annoying and will be there for a long time unless you lube the mechanisms.
Interesting, at least the brakes last. As for the groan/screaching I get. I was told it was the pads themselves but haven't replaced them yet. It been like that since I got the Compass. Lubing what exactly eliminates this? (These are disk pads on rotors at the rear, just to be clear)
Jeep Compass 2009
4x4, 2.4L, CVT
heated seats, TPMS
General Altimax RT43 P225/65R17
Yellow Fog Lamps
CLASS III Curtis Hitch
SOLD @ 153,000km Oct. 2018 THE END !!
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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Last edited by tripplec; 04-11-2011 at 11:11 PM.
Reason: clarified that they as disk breaks on the rear