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Hi, I looked in the other posts but didn't see anything like what I am experiencing. My 2003 Grand Caravan (155,000 miles) had the front rotors and ceramic pads replaced by me. I've done this before. Anyway, this replacement was done last summer, about 8-9 months ago. Everything has been fine, until a couple of months ago. Only about five thousand miles have been driven since. Now, the braking is fine until I drive awhile, say 5-10 miles or so, general driving, no highway, just stops every so often in a suburban area. Then, at a certain point, the left front brake seems to begin grinding when I depress the pedal. I pulled the wheel off yesterday, and found the inner brake pad clip the it fits into missing on the top. I went down and got another one and installed it. Looked everything else over, and reassembled. Things seemed fine after road testing on about a 15 mile drive. Now, this morning, the problem has returned! Problem will go away after it is parked for a couple of hours, then after driving for a few miles, will return. By the way, the rotors and pads have very little wear from last year's renewal, so I am stumped as to why this is happening. Any ideas from anyone would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for reading, Bill
 

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When this is happening, pull over and feel your wheel to see if it's hot. You could have a sticking caliper or restricted brake hose causing the problem.
 

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the inner brake pad clip the it fits into missing on the top. I went down and got another one and installed it. Looked everything else over, and reassembled.
This I don't understand. Are you talking about the three prong clip that goes into the piston cavity? Replaced it with what, another pad? Can you provide a picture of that pad? There are two systems used on the Generation 4s (TRW and Teves), Teves if you have rear disks. Are there rights and lefts to your pads. My Jeep, for example, has a left set set and a right set for the front, a two prong connection at the bottom and one prong at the top.
 
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