GRINDING NOISE FROM BRAKES

1999 Ford Focus

Tiny

tony-sumpton

July, 16, 2012 AT 6:55 PM

I have replaced the brake discs but not the pads and getting a grinding sound when slowing down and putting a bit of pressure on my brakes. And gets louder when I have nearly stopped and when I just start moving again. The pads have plenty of miles left on them. And wondered is there away of seeing if the calibra is working ok. All was ok untill I changed the brake discs could you help

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Tiny

Docfixit

July, 16, 2012 AT 7:05 PM

Put on new rotors but used old pads?

Tiny

tony-sumpton

July, 16, 2012 AT 8:04 PM

Yes thats all I have done

Tiny

Docfixit

July, 16, 2012 AT 8:37 PM

Well there is your noise old pads wear to old rotors get groved at kinda acts like old vynil record. New pads no noise

Tiny

cadieman

July, 16, 2012 AT 9:26 PM

Recheck your work. Ck. The pad retaining clips something is rubbing.

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