we just had tires changed on our grand am and now when I apply the brake I hear a grinding noise and it feels like the brakes want to lock up, the brakes are new

Asked by Jul 15, 2014 at 12:40 PM about the Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Something was done when you have the wheels off. Can you take it back to the garage that did the work?

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They over torqued your lug nuts or when they put the tire back on the car the brake rotor wasn't all the way back in place so it has it in a bind with your brake pads

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