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Hello all, more brake noise problems.

My 91 240 occasionally makes pulsating brake noise at low speed. It happens cold or hot. I Looked at all sets, with the wheels off and the friction material is good. Rotors are near new, (4 K )
Spinning ( I use the term spin here pretty loosely, because the brakes have a little drag) the rotors by hand doesn't show any noticable warp.
I removed the pads from the wheel that appears to be the offender, cleaned and lubed the slide pins. Still get the noise.

What else?
 

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Hi Tech,

The pads were clean on the brake that I dismantled, but I will look closer on the week-end.
I will post findings.
 

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Hello again,

I checked the rotors for grease , they are clean.
My shocks have a little fluid loss, but their action is still good. (The car still rides better than our chevy).
I suspect the caliper's pistons are hanging up.

The noise I get is low speed only, and seems to be in rythym with the rotation of the wheels. Annoying as _ell.

Any thoughts?
 

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That annoying intermittent brake noise eventually turned into an embarassing screech that came and went. I removed the back rotors and found the source, a broken spring on the emergency brake shoe.
Now I can love my Volvo again.
 
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