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Old 05-09-2010, 02:07 PM   #1
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2009 R6 brake pads hissing.

This weekend I took my r6 to get its 600 mile service. When I got it back I notice when I apply the front brake anytime over 40 mph the front brake makes a hissing noise. Its quite loud because I can even hear it over all the wind noise on the freeway. The bike still seems to stop fine, but I don't want to take any chances. It didn't used to do this before I took it to get serviced. I am not sure what it might be but I just want to get some info if anyone has any before I take it back to Yamaha and ask them what it is.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 05-09-2010, 05:16 PM   #2
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Hard to say, it is common for there to be some hissing but hearing it at freeway speeds does seem a little excessive.
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