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Brake noise Mazda 6

Fix for brake noise Mazda 6

Brake noise Mazda 6 clicking or popping sound

Mazda has issued a service bulletin #04-005/11 to address a brake noise Mazda 6 that sounds like a clicking or popping sound coming from the front of the car during low-speed braking. The brake noise clicking or popping sound can occur when the car is moving forward or backward. The brake noise clicking or popping sound is caused by the front brake pads vibrating in the caliper supports.

How to fix brake noise Mazda 6 clicking or popping sound

Mazda’s service bulletin suggests coating the brake pad ends and brake shims with a special high temperature silicone based grease (Part No. 0000-77-0834-TB). Apply a liberal amount of grease to the sides of the brake shims that contact the brake pad backing plate. Next, install the shims to the brake pads. The service bulletin applies to the models listed below.

Brake noise Mazda 6

Apply brake grease to brake pad shim

brake noise Mazda 6

Apply brake grease to the ends of the brake pad backing plate

Vehicles affected

2009-11 Mazda 6 vehicles built before 4/26/11

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