Q: Broken Studs 2008 Saturn Aura

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I just got this car less than a month ago. A couple days after I bought it, I had to put new brake pads on it, and got the work done by a family friend, who I thought knew what they were doing. But no more than two days after he did the brakes, my car stating acting funny, so I pulled over to look at the tires, and my front passenger side tire, only had 3/5 lug nuts/studs on it. After about 2 weeks of driving it with 2 missing lug nuts, another one broke off. I had a friend who is a mechanic, look at it. He says I need to get different lug nuts, because they will cause the studs to continue to break off. The rims on my car arent the stock rims, but I am not sure if this has anything to do with it. I have no idea what is causing the studs to break off.

My car has 124000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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