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My brakes sound like they're grinding but checked pads and rotors and they're ok

(1993 Saab 9000)
in Chicago, IL on February 05, 2012
could the restraining spring cause this to happen? I notice its missing on the side I hear the grinding.
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Make sure all the brake anti-rattle and securing hardware is in place, make sure the brake pad material thickness and make of b/pads are good as well as the surface finish of the rotors are good.
on February 07, 2012
I did all of that. The only thing I notice is that the brake anti rattle and securing hardware is missing on that side where I hear the grinding.
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