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2004 Chevy Impala Brake Problem

I have a 2004 Chevy Impala LS. The brakes (all 4) were replaced in March 2008. The pads that were used were Wagner. When the brakes got about 1000 miles on them, they started making a "cliking" sound like the pads were not attached and loose. took the car back to the (reputable) mechanic and the brake pads were replaced. After another 1000 miles, the "cliking" started again. Took it back, pads & rotors were changed. 1000 miles, "cliking" again. Put AC Delco pads on. We are 1000 miles again the cliking is there again. With the old original brakes there was never a sound. What could be causing this? Is there a GM phone # that my mechanic can call?

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I did a complet brake job on my 2004 Chevrolet Impala about two weeks ago, and i still have warning light on. Thw system is working great. So how do I turn off the warning Lights, Traction off light, Brake light, and in warning center Low brake fuild?

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I don't know about the clicking problem but I'm flying through brakes as well and I do not ride my brakes. I think there is an issue with this year's Impala regarding brakes.

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