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    My 2017 S5 Sportback has intermittent squealing brakes, any solutions or should I take back to the dealers?
     
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    Remove pads and clean, replace and apply copper grease on backs and locators (or pins). It's normally pads not sliding back and forth parallel. I'm not sure that dealer would do that under warranty, you could try them though. Nowt wrong with asking.
     
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    Cheers for that A6ian - Off to the dealers it is, unless Squealing Brakes is listed in the Spec, they'd better sort it.
     
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    Never use copper grease, this is now very frowned upon in the trade due to electolyitic corrosion problems so for years we have used Wurth alluminimum paste BUT we are considering moving to the new breed of ceramic pastes that are now commonly available such as Padgid Cera Tec.
    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

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    Every day''s a school day. Thanks for bringing me into the 21st Century.
     
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    Quote Originally Posted by A6ian View Post
    Every day''s a school day.
    certainly is but the new stuff you learn isn’t always pleasant....
    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

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    Certainly true, but you post was a pleasant one, thankfully.
     
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