Brake squeal

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Brake squeal

Post by NewZdriver » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:37 pm

Mine is totally fine! Brakes can graunch a bit when using auto hold but it’s really not an issue! I love that feature!!
2015 Z4 e89 1.8i
2017 Z4 e89 2.0i msport auto
2019 Z4 g29 2.0i sport auto (rejected)
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Brake squeal

Post by Z4monster » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:37 am

Mine makes a few weird squeaks and noises when moving from reverse to drive when cold but is normally fine the rest of the time. I find the brakes OK most of the time but the auto stop/start function cuts in a little early for me when I'm stopping sometimes and makes the brakes more jerky than I'd like. Turn it off and things are generally OK. I've only got less than 2k on the car so far so it might improve as they wear in.
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Brake squeal

Post by Obs-Com » Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:24 pm

Have to say I’ve had no issues with brake noise at all. Only issue I have had is small stones getting trapped a couple of times in the metal brake cover plate. This issue has been covered in other posts as a few owners have had the same problem.
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Brake squeal

Post by Wyldie85 » Wed May 20, 2020 6:53 am

Seems mine may have started to develop brake squeal now. After a mere 1300 miles.
I can’t see how BMW can say this normal for M sport brakes.
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Brake squeal

Post by Bluesmobile » Wed May 20, 2020 3:00 pm

I agree! Mine started doing it almost immediately. Still doing it with 5000 miles on the car. Dealer has told me on several occasions that it is "normal". I'm trying to think of it as a "feature" rather than an annoying squeal! :headbang:

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Brake squeal

Post by john-e89 » Wed May 20, 2020 3:15 pm

This sounds like the caliper not retracting quite enough allowing the pad to just touch the disc. I’m wondering if some spirited stops from speed might just get the calipers sliding just that fraction more.
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Brake squeal

Post by Bluesmobile » Thu May 21, 2020 2:48 pm

Nope... wish it were that easy. I have tried that. You would think that after 5000 miles everything would be settled in, but is just as bad as ever!

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