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Hey all, 91 g20, standard.

Whenever i am going in reverse there is a loud sound.. i think it would be metal on metal coming from the rear portion of the vehicle. When i bought the car they said the rear brakes were at 30%... that was 2-3 months ago maybe.

I am thinking its the brake pads needing replacing because i am pretty sure my last g20 did the same thing.

Any ideas what it could be?
 

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I just had the same problem or even worse. I had a squeal when backing up and some grinding when going forward. For me it was worn pads and mostly a locked caliper that was causing the problems.

With new pads, now I have some squeaks when backing out at first but I assume that is the brakes bedding in.

Rotors aren't that expensive to replace, but really it is a question of how they are. If they are smooth and you don't feel any problems when braking they may be fine even though the mechanic says otherwise. I would not resurface them as it only caused problems for me.
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