Volvo brakes, deservedly or not, have over the years gained a
reputation for squeaking. The appliaction of what is commonly referred
to as "brake grease" [a noise reduction goo that is applied to the
bakck of the pads and allowed to dry before installation] or the use
of the anti-squeal brkae shims (a Volvo part) will reduce this to just
If the ABS light comes on intermittantly, definitely clean the sensors
first. There is a fellow in So. California that rebuilds the ABS
computers with upgraded parts for a reasonable price, and he tests
them personally and guarantees his work. I can't find the link.
You might also find some useful info here:
"Michael" <email@example.com> wrote:
>I'm in electronics and thought I'd look at the module myself time
>permitting.....and the sensors as well.
>Perhaps I'm having a caliper problem ? (Pads and rotors are near new).
>Just noticed today, they only squeak when cold and after several brakings,
>no noise at all.
Randy & \ \/ /alerie's
'90 245 Estate - '93 965 Estate
"Shelby" & "Kate"