View Full Version : Can-am brake shudder

02-09-2014, 06:17 PM
So I'm asking who knows of it experienced it and got the same shitty answer from the service department? 2010 outlander xt400. Apparently its a design fault and they all do it, I figured if that were the case the google device would be full of stories.....

dirka dave
02-09-2014, 06:45 PM

02-09-2014, 07:55 PM

:dontknow: Why a pic of Greg? lol

02-09-2014, 08:07 PM
murdoc , aka greg. lol

02-09-2014, 11:21 PM
hahaha I was thinkin the same thing

02-10-2014, 10:28 AM
So it only shudders when on the brakes
Don't use the brakes so much pussy

02-10-2014, 12:26 PM
It's a CanAm? :D

02-10-2014, 12:28 PM
Wonder if anyone has tried resurfacing the rotors and put new pads in? Brakes produce lots of harmonics but most are a high enough frequency we don't hear them. Kind of like a record player with all the grooves and the pads working like the needle.

02-10-2014, 12:43 PM
rotors are drilled you cant machine them

Cheese eyes
02-10-2014, 01:04 PM
rotors are drilled you cant machine them

why not ?

02-10-2014, 03:08 PM
rotors are drilled you cant machine them

You can machine anything :D If not on a brake lathe then a milling machine or a flywheel grinder. I would try it just for shits and giggles and if it works take the bill to CanAm

02-10-2014, 03:13 PM
I was told because the design has been outboarded onto the axles rather than on the diff. The calipers are on the top and that it is the design that causes it. I asked if shuddering brakes are acceptable and was told you bet bad design not our problem.

02-10-2014, 03:22 PM
That's a shitty response from a dealer but typical when they can't find a fix to a problem

When I finished turning a rotor I would finish it with a hone like this, helps brake in pads and prevents squealing.

02-10-2014, 04:14 PM
#fh120 lordco

02-10-2014, 05:51 PM
I just bought one of those when I did my brakes

02-10-2014, 06:04 PM
every can am does it that i have seen good luck on that fix ,you'll become rich if you do

The King Machine
02-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Yup, I wouldn't bother trying to fix it. Design flaw, I heard a different set of break pads helps. Can't remember the brand though.

They seem to make more noise when wet.
Given the price tag of Can Ams, it only causes mild embarrassment for the owner. Just sounds bad no damage to the bike.

02-10-2014, 08:34 PM
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02-10-2014, 11:06 PM
why not ?

If you could get them mounted on the lathe they are flimsy thin and cross drilled so would chatter like a mofo and prob fuck something up.

05-23-2014, 12:13 PM
stock caam brakes suck use ebc pads and hit the rotors with a scrubby disc quiets them up for a long time .. and time ttoo do mine again too lol

05-23-2014, 06:06 PM
I've found it helps of u got pads in too lol