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Grinding sensation when turning my 2001 Xterra to the left

I noticed today when pulling my Xterra into the parking garage that I feel a grinding sensation through the steering wheel when turning left. I only notice it at a certain point in the turn and it is about midway between straight and hard left. I replaced my front brakes about a month ago and have also noticed a slight shimmy when braking. My truck has 100K miles on it and hasn't had any mechanical problems up to this point.

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Check the brake caliper mounting bolts. One may have come loose!

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