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Old 04-02-2013
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Grinding brakes.

Hi Guys,

I've been having a problem with my brakes for awhile now, even before I got the LT kit. It's very sporadic and the rotors & pads are new. The calipers have about 168k miles on them.

Sometimes I'll be driving and say coming up on a red light or stop sign, and as I start applying the brakes before I make a complete stop I'll hear this grinding sounding like metal on metal. Then it will be fine for awhile maybe couple days, then start grinding again. Like I said pads are brand new rotors were changed about 3 months ago. It happened before I changed the rotors and pads as well but they had plenty of meat and I took it to a brake shop and they couldn't see anything wrong. They even drove it around and braked hard for me but it wouldn't grind for them. It's progressively getting worse.

Maybe I need new calipers? Not sure what it could be at this point.

Thanks for your help.
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well the front end is a fabricated spindle right?

where does it sound like its coming from?
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Camburg spindle.

Sounds like its in the brakes somewhere but the rotors and pads are new. Maybe I just got some bunk rotors, so I'll swap those out for another pair.
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check the back. noises can travel down the frame.

also check all bolts on the front end.
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