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squeaky shoes

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I bought a pair of nike shoes at the store in michigan ind. after about the third time I wore them they started to squeak with every step. What can I do about this . I want a free pair or my money back .
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A  17th of Nov, 2009 by    +2 Votes
I am having the same problem. Just bought a pair of Nike Air Monarchs and on the 3rd day, they started squeaking! Only the left foot, but it is driving me insane, because I walk all day! I am verrrrry disappointed and mad.
A  13th of Jan, 2010 by    +2 Votes
I have the same problem, only the left shoe squeaks and it also drives me nuts!! Have you contacted Nike for an explanation?
A  22nd of Oct, 2010 by    +2 Votes
Same here... Nike Monarchs, only the left shoe squeaks when walking or even shifting my weight. This is the first time I ever splurged on a "Name Brand" shoe, and I expected better quality than a $25 pair of shoes from Payless Shoe Source. It's sooooo annoyyyinnggg!

Never again, Nike. NEVER!
A  4th of Apr, 2011 by    +1 Votes
This is the SECOND pair of these Monarchs that I bought, and they BOTH have squeaked within DAYS of purchase!!! I thought that for sure, the 2nd pair I bought (about a year after the first pair) would not squeak. Alas...I was wrong!

This time, I really think NIKE should replace this pair. It is obviously a flaw in this shoe.

I won't buy another pair of Monarchs AGAIN!
N  9th of Sep, 2011 by    0 Votes
I contacted the fine folks at Nike and they suggested a bit of talc under the insole . That seemed to work for mine.
N  19th of Jun, 2017 by    0 Votes
@JKOZA How do you take the insole out?
N  15th of Mar, 2013 by    0 Votes
Willing to try anything, the squeak is driving me mad not to mention it is not a good thing when using a public restroom on my college campus and the person in the stall next to me knows who I am just by the squeak, squeak, squeak! Ugh! Maddening!
D  1st of Apr, 2013 by    +1 Votes
The Nike Pegasus, is a terrible example of delayed technology.under the insole you will find a gray plug ' take it out' guess what? no more squeak-= I would imagine this wireless plug would fit in the sole to track your physical day...Nike if you are listening I'l take 10% benefit after this post :) ha-ha--ha salespeople
N  1st of Apr, 2013 by    0 Votes
Same problem I have Nike shox very irritating thanks I will try the talc hopefully that works I won't buy Nike again
A  8th of Jun, 2013 by    -1 Votes
I have purchased 3 pair of Nike Monarchs over the last year and a half and all have done the same thing. They squeak so loud and annoyingly that my co-workers joke with me that I could never sneak up on anyone. I am a big guy and I just thought that I was overly breaking them in and I would keep buying them because they are very comfortable for me. But I had no idea there was anyone else, and soooo many at that, with the same problem as me. At least I know now that it isn't just because I am a big guy.
N  20th of Jun, 2013 by    -1 Votes
I tried the baby powder and it didn't do anything at all to stop the squeak. I guess it is time to try another shoe brand.
A  5th of Sep, 2013 by    0 Votes
I have a pair of Nike Monarchs that are only one week old and they squeaked from day one I read some of the posts here and I don't think that as a customer I should have to make any kind of repairs, these are new shoes! What a shame that a company like Nike would continue to put out a product like this. What ever happened to their quality control?Last time I buy Nikes
N  15th of Sep, 2013 by    +1 Votes
After years of wearing Nike I have switched over to New Balance. Nike had been causing all kinds of problems on my diabetic feet, but just as soon as I jumped over to the New Balance shoes, it stopped. They don't make a sound and they feel a 1000 times better on my feet than the last dozen pairs of Nike's ever did.

I don't know what you did to yourself Mr. Nike, but you have screwed the pooch. I'm done with you and your over-priced junk.
N  20th of Mar, 2014 by    +3 Votes
This is (and is going to be my last) pair of Nike's. The squeak is so loud that I scare the wildlife away when I take a walk the nature trail. Nike should recall all of these pieces of junk shoes and give us our money back. I will try the powder under the insoles as a test. I'll never buy another pair of Nilke again!
N  29th of Aug, 2014 by    0 Votes
after wearing my NIKES 3Xs they started squeaking and its awful ! ! they should recall and refund all squeaking shoes ASAP
N  5th of Feb, 2015 by    0 Votes
I also had the squeak problem. Hoped it would go away after a while, but nnoooo. Tried the talc powder. It worked for a few days, but then went back to squeaking, only louder. New Balance may be my next stop.
A  9th of Jun, 2015 by    -1 Votes
Yes, the Nike Air Monarch IV squeak. I found this out with my 1st pair. So, I threw them in the closet and bought a different brand. When I did finally contact Nike, they said they were out of warranty, but did not confirm or deny the squeak problem. So I went on to You Tube and did a search for Nike Monarch Squeak. I got a bunch of hits, with a few different solutions. I tried the powder solution, it did not work. I did not try the WD-40 solution. Then I tried the cutting of the second layer insole, along the seam. This exposes the air cushions. Then, you just put it back and replace the top insole and now No Squeak! I just bought a second pair of Monarchs and on day 2 the squeaking started. I am getting out my razor knife. I buy these sneakers because of the comfort & stability for tennis. They are better than most.
N  7th of Jan, 2016 by    -1 Votes
I in the last month I have purchased 6 pairs of Nike air max 90 utility's and with in 2 or 3 day they have started to squeak I have sent numerous emails to Nike they don't care at all, I purchased these from up London and it has cost me a lot in fairs to get my refunds. This is not executable at all, even shop workers are also saying that Nike's quality have gone down hill. Yet they still charge the earth for there products. DISGUSTING.
N  18th of Feb, 2016 by    0 Votes
How can we allow that Nike gets away with this outrages behavior. Shame on Nike and shame on us. They are aware of the problem and are placing these squeaky shoes in the market. Is there a lawyer out there that can shed light !
A  23rd of May, 2016 by    +1 Votes
I've had two pair of Nike Monarchs and they both squeak very loudly. They are comfortable shoes but not worth it due to the squeaking.
A  26th of Aug, 2016 by    0 Votes
Just bought a pair of $225 air max flyknit and i had the same problem of squeaking in the left shoe. I had ordered them online from finishline so i took them back to the store and they shipped me another pair only to have the exact same problem again!! This is crazy a billion dollar company would make faulty products and on one of the most expensive models. Go to payless you can get $25 champions that are just as good real talk.

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