Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

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    Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

    I recently had my front brakes and rotors replaced, and now there is a fairly loud squeak when driving at low speeds. It get's worse when I turn left, and goes away when turning right. I heard using the emergency brake and releasing it can reset can "reset" the position of your calipers. I tried that and the squeak got much louder after that, but after a mile or so faded to it's normal squeak.

    Anyone know what this may be? They said my brakes have a lifetime warranty, so would this be covered?

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    Re: Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

    Is it a GM car? If so, the right front squealer tab could be bent in, accounting for the noise going away when you turn right. You can bend the tab back out but you will have to inspect the right side from time to time if that's the problem.

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    Re: Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

    It's a Pontiac Vibe.

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    Re: Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

    Quote Originally Posted by Pedal 2 Metal View Post
    It's a Pontiac Vibe.
    Could be something to look at in that case?

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    Re: Noisy squeak after getting brakes fixed

    Your park brake activates your rear brakes not the front.

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