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Why does disc brakes squeak?

Why does disc brakes squeak?

Why Do Disc Brakes Canada Products Squeak?

If you're an eBike enthusiast, you know how crucial disc brakes are for your safety. 

However, it can be frustrating when they squeak. In this blog, we will explore why Disc Brakes Canada products might squeak and how you might fix it. The goal is for you to get back to enjoying your ride with zero stress!

Reasons & Solutions for Disc Brakes Canada Squeaking

Squealing brakes are quite common and they are just annoying and irritating. Squealing also indicate poorly set-up brakes. 


1- The rotor or pads are contaminated. 

2- Grease or oil on the brake pad and rotor. 

3- The contact between the braking surfaces is misaligned. 


1- Clean your rotors with a specific (oil-free) disc brake degreaser. An alternative and common remedy is alcohol. Use it to clean the disc rotors with a small rag. 

Avoid using spray lubes anywhere near a bike with disc brakes. You can lube your bikes chain though!

2- Clean your pads with sandpaper. If the grease has soaked through the pad, you might need to replace them. Don't use a degreaser or chemicals on brake pads. 

3- The calliper is not lined up with the disc rotor, or the rotor is slightly bend which can be easily straightened with careful use of an adjustable spanner.  

Final Thoughts for Disc Brakes Canada Squeaking

While it can certainly be annoying when your Disc Brakes Canada products squeak, it's important to understand the reasons behind it and how to prevent it from happening. 

By following the tips and suggestions from e bikes Canada at Rize Bikes, you can enjoy a smooth and safe ride on your eBike with reliable, high-quality disc brakes! There are actually many reasons to ride an ebike - so just go for it!

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