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Old 03-13-2009, 09:51 AM   #1
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Default Clicking noise when I hit brake, need help

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I need help if someone ever experienced the clicking noise when you hit the brake, when I drive slow and start hit the brake I heard clicking (just one click, everytime I hit brake) noise that I can hear inside the car. The sound came from the front passenger side wheels, but I noticed there's nothing leaking or torn in front axles, Is it the wheel bearings goes bad that made the sound or something else? Thanks for your help.

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Old 03-14-2009, 02:45 AM   #2
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crap stuck in the brake pad?
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:49 AM   #3
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Default Front passenger wheels? you ahve a 4x2? lol

Just sounds like some sand in the brakes...hit them hard one or two times, see if it stops!
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You may have a brake pad come loose from the backing plate and this will give you a click.
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does it sound like a clap? i think i have the same sound,everytime it happens, i imagined a clap between the brake pad and rotor, but im not even sure if thats the actual cause of the sound.
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have you replaced the pads recently?
did you use aftermarket pads?
we see this type of sounds a lot and usually is the pads been shorter than the original parts
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Have you checked all the suspension bushings? I just had my car in with roughly the same noise, only at slow speed, and they replaced to 2 bushings and the noise is completely gone.

Not a cheap fix FYI.
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I had a similar click in my car, and I checked everythin, but all was OK, untill one day, brake light came on the cluster, so I checked the brake fluid and the level was low. I refilled it, and since that day I never heard that click anymore. try this
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