2004 Nissan Almera 1.5 Squeak when brake released

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spitfire
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Squeak when brake released
Oct 22, 2015 (4 years ago)
I have a very annoying squeak when brake is released at offside rear wheel, it's there only when handbrake is off whether driving or stopped and not there when handbrake is on, i removed brake shoes on offside and lubricated everything that moves with high melting point grease and reassembled everything ( very awkward task) only to find that the squeak is still there, this problem has me foxed. Just wondered has anyone out there had the same problem?

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Car: Nissan Almera
Variant: 1.5
Model Year: 2004
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

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whittingehame
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Oct 22, 2015 (4 years ago)
Check for sticking wheel cyl , handbrake cable or h/brake linkage .
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whittingehame
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Oct 22, 2015 (4 years ago)
Forgot to mention, did you grease the contact points on backplate where the shoes slide on and wheel cyl where the shoe sit on?
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spitfire
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Oct 23, 2015 (4 years ago)
I have lubricated absolutely everything including shoes to backplate, wheel cylinder is free and working OK as is h/brake cable, so far it's a mystery, don't know what to try next. Have been in the motor trade in another life for many years and have recently restored 2 classic cars from the ground up so am very familiar with the mechanics of the thing but this squeak has stumped me.
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whittingehame
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Oct 23, 2015 (4 years ago)
If it's there when stopped and foot brake applied , can you not locate it if wheel , drum removed and someone operating brake pedal whilst brake shoes are held in place with a couple of levers / plain bladed screwdrivers ?
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