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IF the Pad is in backwards that could happen.

This has happened to me twice. First time Autozone sold me the wrong brake pads. The ones they sold me fit a suburban which I assume has a slightly larger rotor. The part number is the same for my GMC truck except it is a -1 or -2 which was the difference. This year I had Pep Boys do my brakes and as I left the repair center my brakes grinded when I stopped. The mechanic scratched his head but he discovered the same problem that the pads his parts counter had given him were for a suburban. He installed the correct truck pads and problem solved. You may want to check your part number and see if this is what happened to you. The suburban pads were slightly taller and this produced the grinding.

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