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1999 grand am gt makes a loud noise

I just got my brakes changed about a month ago now it is making a continueous grinding sound and it gets louder as you accelerate.

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  • Crystin Gullett Dec 30, 2008

    well when i brake it doesnt make a diff it just loud when i drive or put the car into gear to start driving . I had the front brake pads replaced. when u say lube the parts what parts r u talking about . my neighbor put my pads on for me . i took my tires off last night and the caliper seem to be tight on both sides. i putg the car into drive while it was jacked up is both hubs suppose to turn or just one . the hub on driver side turned manually. the passenger side when i turned it manually it was kind of hard and it sounded like it may need to be lubed

  • Curt Downs May 11, 2010

    What happens when you apply the brakes? Does the sound stop, continue, get worse...? Were the brakes done on all 4 wheels, or just 2? Front or rear? Just new pads/shoes, or calipers, rotors, drums, brake cylinders replaced? Sorry for all the ?, but the more info, the more accurate the answer.

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It sounds like to me the pads are draging on the rotor. when you stop the pads stay tuching the rotor. so if you had it done profesonally take it back. if you did it you self get some brake lube and aplay it on any moving parts

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  • Eric Peelman Jan 04, 2009

    what i mean is lube any moving parts it sounds like the parts are locking up and not moving away from the rotor did you guys replace the claper if not it also could be froze

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