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I have a 2002 Passat V6 Wagon and the brakes and rotors were replaced (aftermarket parts) about 3 months ago. The CV boots were replaced 2 weeks ago. When I apply the brakes, about 3/4 of the way down, I hear and feel a "clunk' noise. The CV boots were bad, so they were replaced, but the noise and feeling remain. Also, now I am hearing noises when I back up (squealing) and then just driving normally, I hear a low metal-on-metal type sound from the front passenger side. Mechanic hears nothing, but I am not crazy. Suggestions?

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Check and see if the Brake Pads were re-installed with all the hardware, ie, Anti-Rattle Clips, shims etc. if your pads are not secure in the Calipers it will cause the pads to rattle when you are driving in effect causing your brakes to make weird noises, ie, groaning, squealing, rattling.

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Another possible cause of the squeal /grinding could be a stone trapped between the cover and the rotor
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