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brake pad "slam" when first applied

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I had my brakes done on my 3.6r a year ago. After awhile they developed a "clunk" or "slam" sound when you first hit the brakes, almost as if there was a big gap between the rotor and pad and it was pushing hard into the rotors causing a "clunk" sound.

it only happens on one side (drivers) and I don't think it is suspension related since it happens regardless of how hard I press the brake pedal

Anyone ever experience this before?
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separating brake pad,...too much dust or debris in the caliper, torn or sticking rubber sleave, loose springs, and bent clips.

all can do strange things like that.
 
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