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Bearing help for a Shimano Cardiff 200A

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I have a Shimano Cardiff 200a that is whining when I cast. I have cleaned and lubed it as well as I know how with no success at stoping the sound. So I guessing I need to replace the bearings. I have never replaced bearings in a reel before, so can someone school me on the best way to go about it and what bearings you would recommend. I use this reel in freshwater and the marsh so I don't how if I should go ceramic or stainless. Thanks for the help.

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If this reel has centrifugal brakes try touching a q-tip with a bit of Shimano oil on the tip of each brake. You can then run the q-tip around the brake race. Many times this is the cause of whining on cast. 

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Screeching bearings are actually not that common. The brakes are the first place to check as suggested. They should be serviced though. 

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