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I have a 2014 Cadillac ATS 2.5L engine with approximately 7,800 miles on the car. I started to notice as the weather got colder that the brake pedal started to squeak when I would press down on it. If I pressed faster, the squeaking would be more pronounced. Just took it into the dealer and they said it was a brake noise and lubricated the pads but the noise continues. It seems odd that a car with so few miles would develop a lubrication issue but I don't feel the dealer really addressed the problem. Anyone experience this issue and what was done to resolve it? Thanks.
 

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Mine feels a little 'coarse' for about the first inch or so of travel, then it's good. Once it gets warmer I'll probably crawl up under there with a can of lithium grease.
 

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This is an ongoing issue which has been addressed in numerous threads. Here is the latest: http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-ats-general-discussion-forum/579450-squealing-brakes.html
I *think* we're talking about two different things. The OP is complaining of his brake pedal squeaking (although he also talks about the dealer lubricating the pads), whereas your thread is talking about brake pads squealing.

Brake pads squealing can often be remedied by applying anti-squeal compound on the back of the pads to stop the high frequency vibrations. Although some types of brakes are just more prone it regardless ... the ceramic style brake on my C6 have to be 'burnished', i.e. repeated hard stops from 60 mph, and that usually quiets them for a few months.
 

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Yes, they said they heard the noise but then replaced the front brake pads and sprayed the rotors. Didn't fix the problem and to address one other reply, it didn't start to do it until the weather got very cold. I live in NJ.
 
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