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Just going out on a limb here...but when you're braking and you hit a bump, theoretically the tires lose complete contact with the road surface. That loss of friction between the road and the tire is whats hampering your stopping ability.
First of all, I would not drive it anymore until you get it sorted. Not having the ability to stop is pretty dangerous. Make your final trip one to the repair shop (Midas). Second, take it back to Midas and have them figure out what the issue is. If the problem started when they replaced the pads/rotors, it's probably something they did or didn't do. ...
This isn't unusual. I'd go as far as to say I'd be suspicious if I had a shop replace the front brake pads on my motorcycle and didn't hear them skimming the rotor a little. It's normal for the pads to touch the disc a little, and it's especially audible at low speed and after a fresh install. Now, that said, if the pads are indeed rubbing enough to slow ...
I have just put my 2012 Civic for the same noise as one of the rear nearside pads had worn away completely down to the metal even though the others are fine and it wasn't that worn at the service 7 months ago. Only done 20k miles so I've asked for a warrantee claim. Can't be right to go from partly worn to dangerous between services.
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