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Grinding Noise From Rear Disc Brakes on Honda CR-V

Problem Description and Possible Solution

On certain models with rear disc brakes, a grinding noise can be caused by corrosion between the rear brake caliper bracket and the brake pad retainers. Cleaning and lubricating the caliper bracket and pad retainers should correct this concern.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 76,657 (27,000–101,600)
6 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2011, 2012
12 people reported this problem
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I have replaced my right rear brakes and caliper 5 times. The rest of my brakes 3 times. That right rear caliper never lets go and I hear the grinding noise. I get 2 new rotors to every caliper change. Why isn't there a recall on this ?? I called Honda and they pretended they never heard of the problem. Ya right.
A seemingly near constant need to replace pads and rotors is leaving me unimpressed. Anyone have any luck contacting Honda about this problem? I never had this problem with my 1998 CRV. But after this experience, I won't be buying another one.
If I don't use the car daily (sits for more than a day or 2), I get a scraping noise when I apply the brakes. It seems to work itself out as the day wears on, but it's kind of annoying when it happens...sounds like somethings wrong. Isn't there a permenent fix?
I replaced the rear pads and lubed the pad to carrier interface with high temp silicon grease. The problem returned after 5000 miles. It could be that the local road conditions (lots of salt applied to the roads in the winter) aggravate the problem.
Rear right caliper seized. New pads both sides, new caliper and resurfaced rotors. $500.00