GRINDING NOISE FROM BRAKES

  • Tiny
  • tony-sumpton
  • 1999 Ford Focus
  • 10,000 miles

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

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 6:55 PM

4 Replies

  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
  • Expert
  • 18,993 posts

Put on new rotors but used old pads?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 7:05 PM
  • Tiny
  • tony-sumpton
  • Member

Yes thats all I have done

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:04 PM
  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
  • Expert
  • 18,993 posts

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

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:37 PM
  • Tiny
  • cadieman
  • Member

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

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 9:26 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions