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  1. Problems & Issues
    Whenever I brake slowly something in the rear sounds like an old creaking boat accompanied by a very soft scraping noise. I would like to think there’s something loose down there but after reading many posts sounds like there’s a whole lot that could be wrong with it ranging from suspension to...
  2. Problems & Issues
    I did the breaks and rotors on my EX 04 a few weeks ago and have noticed this noise ever since. Important to note: before I did my breaks there were a bunch of noises so I am not sure if this noise was present before. It sounds like a whale groaning and happens whenever I come to a slow/stop...
  3. Site/Forums Announcements
    Changed the BRAKE TAIL LIGHT bulbs...... I am a female... don't judge...... but still don't work... what fuse would I look for?? My Manual doesn't list anything for BRAKE Light. The upper one works but not Either tail brake lights. Blinkers work, backup works.... NOT BRAKE TAIL LIGHT...
  4. Maintenance and Service
    Tools Drill 3/32” drill bit ⅜” drill bit Vice Material Empty 32 oz /1 liter plastic bottle 3’ of ¼” plastic tubing 4” zip tie Extra cap for bottle (optional) Notes Pick a bottle with a flat base or a base wider than the top, so it will be less likely to tip over. You don’t want it too...
  5. Problems & Issues
    Just replaced all my brake pads and rotors on the rear, the e-brake pads were in good shape so I left them as is. I also replaced the passenger side calliper. I adjusted the e-brake, but during my test drive there was a horrible squeal that came from them when driving straight ahead, this...
  6. Problems & Issues
    I am doing a brake pad and rotor change. I was trying to lube the pins with my CRC synthetic brake grease but it looks like The Caliper bolt or pin is stuck inside the caliper bracket. I think it rusted into the side walls inside. I have tried hitting it with a hammer and spraying Liquid wrench...
  7. Problems & Issues
    If you have experienced excessive brake pad wear, or it seems like a caliper is stuck (check your gas mileage) learn from my mistakes and consider replacing the brake hose. I have a 2004 EX AWD and I replaced the rear pads and rotors about nine months ago. This past winter I noticed that the...
  8. Problems & Issues
    Went to replace driver's tail light (brake light okay). Fillament not burned out, but replaced with LED anyway. Same problem: no tail but brake okay. Reinstalled original same result. Bulb is blackened a bit, tho' brake works. Wiring visible seems fine. Could it be fuse even tho' passenger's...
  9. Problems & Issues
    Should I be worried? I just took my 2008 EX into the dealer for inspection and visors installed and they had to completely replace my rear brakes. The guy (who was in a hurry because I waited until closing to pick up) told me that the right rear had gotten stuck and wore the pad down to...
  10. Under The Hood / Performance
    I have heard that it is reccomended to change out the brake fluid every 2 years regardless of milage because of moisture that can corrode the system especially ABS braking systems. I heard 2 ways people do it, bleeding the system to get rid of the old or just using a turkey baster type thing to...
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