Noise backing up only ...sounds like brake problem but brakes are good ..noise only sounds when weather outside is cool or cold

Asked by Jan 07, 2014 at 09:37 PM about the 1999 BMW 3 Series

Question type: General

When I back-up and touch brake peddle their is a noise...not a squeaking sound or
noise but rather a deep rubbing sound ...and this sound only happens when it is cool to
cold outside tempeture...does not happen in the summer time...thinking it was a brake
problem.....had the brakes looked at twice by two different brake guys and they both
say the brakes are good, no problem .....Sincerely, Barking Dog

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Have the brakes sanded off lightly with sand paper and have the drums/rotors turned on the rear.

Best Answer Mark helpful

do you use the parking brake?....the reason that I ask is these can get out of adjustment~

20,085

The reason I say this is fords had the same problem cold or damp and turning the rotors/drums sanding shoes/pads was the fix.

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