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My brakes are probably 2 months old, and after I got new tires I noticed that when I go to stop they make a grinding or a chatterring noise. A couple weeks after it started I used some of that disc brake quiet stuff, but that didn´t change anything. Does anyone have an idea what this is?
 

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Well my brakes did that but it was because they were gone and were eating away at the roters. My girlfriends cougar did that also but the breaks were worn out on the inside so you had to feel around the back of the rotor to know it was doing that. So you might check that even though you have new breaks something might have happened. Just a thought.
 

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Try this: on a straight stretch of road hit the brakes and see if the car momentarily pulls to one side. if it does the caliper is hanging up on the other side and this will eat pads up in a hurry. look at the rotor and see if you cracked it. yep been there done that. drove through a deep puddle of water right after a panic stop from 70mph and cracked the right front one nasty noise. check the pads. when i was a mechanic I got more that one set that wore out so fast it would amaze you.
 

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look for something stuck in that area that shouldnt be there. Twigs, rocks, anything like that. If you say the pads are good and the rotors look fine then there has to be some foreign object in there making the noise.
 

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I had that problem with y explorer, as i was going through pads once somtimes twice a month and i replaced both calipers and it stopped. I would replace the rotors also if it´s grinding.
 

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I have an 01 escort and I get the same grinding when I am traveling low speed like to a stop sign. Brakes and rotors are fine, been doing it since I drove it off the lot, now I am at 84K miles and it still does it.
 
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