Re: [DML] Rear Wheel Squeak
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Re: [DML] Rear Wheel Squeak

Warren,  I jacked the front end up. The passenger wheel is very hard 
to turn while the driver side spins with relative ease.  I took the 
wheel off and the brake pads seem held against the rotor.  How do 
I "unstick" this or adjust it to make the wheel spin easier when the 
brake is off?  Is there something I should lubrucate that is not 
easing off when the brakes are released?

I haven't looked at a brake system in years, so please don't talk 
too much over my head until I learn the Delorean brake system.



Vin 10944 - 2 month owner

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Warren Wallingford <warren@xxxx> 
> Bearings make a low-frequency rumble, louder as the bearing 
> deteriorates.  Wheel bearings on the Delorean are sealed.  You 
> pack them.  High frequencies come from something rubbing.  If the 
> disappears when you put on the brakes, it has to do with the 
brakes.  If 
> it disappears when you take the wheel off, look for something 
> the disc or hub on the inside.  If a front wheel is noisy, check 
to see 
> that the inner and outer axle nuts are tight and that the spacer 
> the bearing is whole.  I've seen loose calipers cause a noise like 
>   Just put the wheel in the air and spin it.  Keep looking and 
> everything.  If the rear wheel won't make the noise, go to the 
> It's hard to tell exactly where a noise is coming from as you go 
> the road.
> Warren at DMC
> sweetp01569 wrote:
> > I haven't pulled the drivers's side wheel off yet, but as I am 
> > slowly without the brakes (which also squeak, but not worried 
> > that at the moment), a high frequency squeak or squeal is 
produced as 
> > the wheel rolls.  Not very loud, but enough to concern me.  Are 
> > bearings I need to possibly replace or grease?

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