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Front brakes replaced and then heard a loud bang

I had the front brakes and rotors replaced and within a week I heard something that sounded like a grind coming from the right front brake. Tonight I heard the same noise but louder and then a loud bang like something was thrown off the tire. The car runs fine. No noises or rubbing and the car drives straight with no pulling to either side. What could have been that noise?

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It sounds like one of the mounting bolts-pins came loose or was not fully tightened.
the grinding noise could have been on the wheel or rotor depending on what came loose. probably the bang means its missing altogether now, DANGEROUS! do not drive.
have a tow truck bring it back and be there to look when they inspect it....

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A noise like that in brakes are not something to guess at, or play around with. Call the place that did the brake job, and explain to them what happened. My guess is that they will come to you, or advise you to very carefully bring it to them for a look. Might have been a stone wedged or something but don't take the chance, have it looked at, a.s.a.p. and don't drive it if you don't have to until then.

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