Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Help! #255228 Aug 20, 7:57pm Aug 20, 7:57pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica coo880 OP
Member
2001 Toyota Celica
coo880 OP
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
Help!
I installed my TRD brakes last week and just at first when I drove the car it makes a medal to medal sounds is that a normal sound for new brakes? I dont think its normal Im wondering what should I do and what could it be thanks

Re: Help! [Re: coo880] #255229 Aug 20, 8:25pm Aug 20, 8:25pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,248
Idaho Falls, ID
Rocketman
Specialist
01 Toyota Celica
Rocketman

Specialist
01 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,248
Idaho Falls, ID
I think it is. You are probably just breaking in the pads to the rotors...or maybe not. Not really sure but I think that is what it is. thumbsup

Re: Help! [Re: Rocketman] #255230 Aug 20, 8:29pm Aug 20, 8:29pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica coo880 OP
Member
2001 Toyota Celica
coo880 OP
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
i drove like 200miles on the brakes already and it was installed last satuday but didnt drive it for 3days tho. wondering if its really normal because im scared that my brakes will go off on me

Re: Help! [Re: coo880] #255231 Aug 20, 11:05pm Aug 20, 11:05pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo

Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Did you just put on pads?

Did you have your rotors turned? If not, it will take time for the new pad to conform to the old uneven rotor.

Re: Help! [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #255232 Aug 20, 11:12pm Aug 20, 11:12pm
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 184
Seattle, WA
kenny_celi
Member
1995 Nissan 240SX (s14)
kenny_celi

Member
1995 Nissan 240SX (s14)

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 184
Seattle, WA
If it's racing rotors and racing pads then it will make those metal to metal grinding noise...

Re: Help! [Re: kenny_celi] #255233 Aug 20, 11:20pm Aug 20, 11:20pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica coo880 OP
Member
2001 Toyota Celica
coo880 OP
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 54
San Francisco, California
yeah I just put new brake pads but i didnt change the rotor used the old ones. What do you mean by did i turn the rotor?

Also I got TRD Brakes and Stock Rotors and The sound isnt as loud anymore while i kept on driving it. I went out at first to drive it and the sound was gone only a little sound but really little barely can hear it i guess the brake pads are kicking in?

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
markxxcelica
markxxcelica
2000 Toyota Celica
Las Vegas, NV

Posts: 23
Joined: March 2003
Thanks: TEAM SUPREMACY!! RULING DA SCENE BABY!
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Need advice on my engine.
by Tameah21. 09/05/2017 6:39 AM
Help! Looking to replace all 4 shocks & springs + rear calipers
by Kristofer. 09/03/2017 9:25 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)