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Fixing noisy V brakes

I have quite an old mountain bike, that has become quite rusted over the past few years. I just tuned up the derailleurs and replaced my brake pads.

The front brakes work just fine; no issues. However, the rear brakes whine/squeal very loudly whenever I use them. This happened with my old brake pads and the new ones have caused no change.

What would be the best way to diagnose/fix the noise?

  • This one sure solved the problem. Not sure why I didn't search. I feel really dumb right now for not doing that. :P
    – Mustard
    Commented Sep 1, 2011 at 2:00
  • No worries! If the problem recurs, we can re-open this. Just edit this with additional info about your bike and the issue, and @reply a modertor here to re-open. Commented Sep 1, 2011 at 2:03


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