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Old 12-08-2012, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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when I pick up speed around 10-50 mph I hear a squealing noise from the front tire area. Is it my brakes bad that are rubbing? I do not hear it once it decelerate or if I brake. My fork seals were replace 3 months ago.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Does it stop if you pull in the clutch while traveling the same speed, or does it keep squeaking?


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It’s probably going to be either your brakes or your wheel bearings. The best thing to do is get the front wheel off the ground and spin it by hand. It should spin freely and there should be no noise coming from the wheel bearing area. A clicking noise is bad too. There will be a little noise from the brake pad rubbing on the disk but it shouldn’t have a metal-on-metal sound, more of a "hiss" this is normal. Also there should be no play when you grab it top and bottom and try to shake it. If there is any play then something is wrong with your wheel bearings. I wouldn’t ride it until I ruled out a problem with the bearings because once they start making noise they go real fast. When the fork seals were replaced whoever did it may have got something back together wrong. They should have also checked the pads and replaced as necessary.
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Has someone replaced the brake pads recently. EBC pads tend to hiss and then stop after braking and then slowly start again. I don't like it so put on OEM Honda pads.

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Could also be from a dry speedo cable.
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