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My brakes are grinding

Replaced roators and pads but still have a grinding noise at the end of the stop

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Check the brakes on the other axle of car the ones you didnt replace might be wore out to

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Some cheaper pads do this! Try a better brake pad.

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Depending on the car you may have a bad wheel bearing. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

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    calipers may be bad not retacting

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check that the caliper slides are free and that you refiited the anti squel plates on the back of the new pads

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Check the wheel bearing, if you haven't already done so, mainly on the passenger side, but check both, to be sure.

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Check the condition of the wheel bearings, front and back side if the brake rotor, and the back side of the rim. Everything should be clean, rust build-up can throw everything out of true. The hub or wheel-bearing should be tight and smooth when spun.

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Sounds like it is your hub bearings.  Jack the car up and check for play in the hub bearings.  More than likely this is your issue and the bearings need to be replaced.  Hope this helps.  Thanks for an honest rating.

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