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Clunking noise and brakes grabbing

I have a 1990 toyota 4runner 4WD and it recently started making a clunking/clanking noise underneath it and the it feels like the brakes are grabbing when I go to stop. I changed rotors on front and it appeared to help the grabbing somewhat, but the noise is still there. Can't pinpoint where noise is coming from exactly, but sounds like right down middle of truck. Any ideas?

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Check your brake hardwares make sure its in proper places and not loose. you would also want to check the caliper sliders, clean and lubricate with silicon lube. and lastly make sure that rotor backplates are not touching the rotors, you can do this by spinning the rotors while the wheel is off, if it is, then pry the backplates a little. hope this would help, goodluck.!

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