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My 2010 SE 4x4 crew cab has 5k miles on it and the brake squealling is getting more pronounced. Went to Nissan and they of course said there was nothing wrong. Happens when the truck sits for a couple hours, like at work or overnight. Start the truck up, back-up and then hit the brakes and the squealing is insane! Going forward, it doesn not happen. Once the brakes are used a bit, you can back-up without squeaking. But this repeats the next day!
This is really annoying. Going back to Nissan and will ask to leave the truck overnight and then they can back it up.

Rotors are shiny. Pads are where they are supposed to be. Maybe it is moisture? Maybe it needs anti-squeal on backings? Not sure.

Anbody else have this issue?
 

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I think everyone with disk brakes has this issue...

A light coat of rust will accumulate on the rotors after sitting for a few; esp. moist/wet enviroments. The next time you park "overnight" look at the rotors... then, look at them again when you return. The pads will rub off the rust after a few rotations= shiny rotors.

g/l.
 

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This is normal. Like said it is jsut the moisture. It does this backing up so it doesn't do it all the time going forward. I think this situation is prefered.
 

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Mine does this all the time, its annoying. Its only in reverse. Maybe its just the cheap OEM pads?

Not sure about the moisture thing, I'll have to check that out.
 

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Yup, definitely happens when it rains and the truck sits for the night. The past few warm sunny days have resulted in not 1 squeak. And yes, I agree, if they have to squeal it is preferable to squeal in reverse versus forward direction.

Just annoying because my wife's Infiniti and my Porsche do not and have not ever done this.

Maybe I will throw a set of different pads on the back one weekend and see if it makes any diff.

Thanks guys!
 

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I have this issue too, I was beginning to think I needed all new brake pads. Took my tires off and, dang... there's gobs of pad left...

Its like you say, after sitting for a while, starting back up, at a very low speed and a little bit of break pressure applied, its LOUD squeeling. After a few minutes of higher speed driving and slowing back down, they wont squeak at all until the pads/rotors cool back down again.

Girlfriends 08 colorado doesn't do it, nor does my 01 Rodeo.
 

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I have this issue all the time on my 2010 whenever the brakes are cool or damp. But my problem happens when going forward.. For example, when going to work in the morning, after the truck has sat overnight, my first stop is extremely noisy. After that they are generally fine.. But around noontime when I take my truck out for lunch, it does it again on the first stop. This evening I noticed that after the brakes cooled down when I ran into the store, they were squealing again, but not just the first stop -- they kept doing it until they warmed up. But tonight its very damp out, fog rolling in.

It is annoying though -- my previous vehicle didn't do this.

Rick
 

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I have the same issue on my 2010 crew cab. I still only have 13000 km's on it and it's been doing it since around 6000kms. It does it whenever the truck sits for a few hours, and doesn't matter if it's Hot/cold/raining/dry. The first time I mentioned it to my dealer, they said they couldn't replicate the issue (That was in May). It's gotten worse since then. I'll have them look again when I go for service in November.
Does anyone know if there's a TSB out for the brakes on this truck. I've owned a few vehicles with disc brakes and I understand a small amount of rust sometime builds up with moisture. I can assure you that this isn't the normal amount of squeal. Sometime I have to apply the brakes a dozen times before the squeak is gone and like I said, it happens as soon as the trucks sits for a few hours, rain or sun.
 

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Thanks JeniorNV. Are the TSB's typically the same in the US and Canada?
Hmmm...I'm not sure. The link I gave you was from Nissan Global's web site, but that doesn't necessarily mean anything. Maybe call Nissan Canada's customer service number and ask?

My '09 has had squeaky brakes since it was about a year old. It only happens in the morning when it's cold or humid, and only when backing out of my driveway.
 

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Hmmm...I'm not sure. The link I gave you was from Nissan Global's web site, but that doesn't necessarily mean anything. Maybe call Nissan Canada's customer service number and ask?

My '09 has had squeaky brakes since it was about a year old. It only happens in the morning when it's cold or humid, and only when backing out of my driveway.
Thanks for the help. I'll update with the results.
 
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