Anyone else getting low speed brake squeal (with cold pads and rotors) that goes away once warmed up?
Just resonance that will go away with anti-squeal compound on the back of the pads?
I had this on my MK5 GTI too...
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I thought I'd bump this thread because my wife's 2011 Tiguan is having major brake noise problems.
Every morning, regardless of weather conditions, the brakes emit an ear piercingly loud screech when using them in reverse down the driveway.
No other time does this happen.
Like others have mentioned, it's so loud it's honestly embarrassing.
The whole block knows when my wife leaves for work!
I have a good relationship with our local VW service advisor, so I'll give him a call to see what/if VW will do about it.
Understandably these are wear parts, but with only 20k miles on the car I would expect the brakes to be a little more civilized!
My '09 Tiguan has been to the dealership a couple times due to the squeal, and I was eventually told that I should call VW customer service. I gave them a call, described my problem, and after they called the dealership, called me back and offered me a 50% discount on a full pad replacement. That's just my experience though, however, I would definitely call VW and see what they can do. Good luck!
I've also had this brake squeal issue and thought it to be too minor to mention but here's what I do. When in reverse, I step on the brakes hard at first squeal 2 or 3 times. doesn't eliminate it but lets my neighbors sleep more soundly. Next option works 100% only when I think of it: I back the car into the driveway