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

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 6:55 PM

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Tiny
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Put on new rotors but used old pads?

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 7:05 PM
Tiny
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Yes thats all I have done

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:04 PM
Tiny
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Well there is your noise old pads wear to old rotors get groved at kinda acts like old vynil record. New pads no noise

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:37 PM
Tiny
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Recheck your work. Ck. The pad retaining clips something is rubbing.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 9:26 PM

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