When starting a vehicle after a long period of sitting still (like in the morning before work), the oil pump has more work to do than normal. The noise seems to come from both left and right rear wheel. If they grind or growl, get your brakes checked out immediately. Clunking when braking. Had loud "banging" sound coming from under car. My 11 year old C200 has recently developed knocking noise when the brake is applied to slow down. Knocking sound when braking - 2008 Pontiac Vibe. The car runs and drives great but when i start to push on the brake pedal, i hear a rapid knocking noise from the right rear side. The brake pads are still new. Hopefully somebody can help answer this one. I've noticed that when I slow down sometimes that I hear this knocking coming from what I think is the back of my car. down a long steep hill. If your brake pads are used for quite a long time, the backing plates. The squealing sound is an indication that it's time for a brake job. I notice my car is making a knocking sound when you break from 50 mph and lower. I can't figure out why it's making this noise, or even where in a specific area it is making this noise. Need all the light you can get. 2016 XLE Premium with 3500 miles developed knocking noise on right/passenger rear area mostly on uneven roads wher ther could be some car body flexing,also. Recently have noticed an occasional clunking noise when I brake. Could it be a bad caliper or something else? Thanks in advance for you advice. Common when braking in reverse after braking going forward and vice verse. Not knowing where it was coming from, I powered down the vehicle and stepped on the brake again to initiate power up on the vehicle and the knocking noise was. Changed the pads and discs (all 4 wheels) on my Grand C-max at the weekend. Before you panic when hearing this sound, keep in mind that a knocking in the engine is usually caused by using the wrong type of gasoline in the car. Driving for 10 days and noticing a clicking sound from the rear passenger side when coming to a stop at approx 10-15MPH to nearly stopped. Got a weird knocking/clunking noise coming from the rear. When the knock sensor starts to malfunction, you will hear loud noises coming from the engine that almost resembles thumping sounds. The sound can be heard in any gear and neutral, and sounds more like a sharp "metal-on-metal" scraping sound at very slow speeds. This sound vanishes immediately as soon as I touch the brakes but comes back quickly in the course of regular driving. I have the same knock, it is the brake pad clip which after repeated fitting goes slightly slack. I will try again tomorrow. Knocking is still persisting. This can be felt through the foot pedal. It sounds like the ABS working but it is not because there is no knock at the foot pedal. Worn-out brake pads are one of the reason making grinding noise when braking. Hello please help, i hear a one time knocking sound everytime i slow down or brake quickly at slow speeds, just one knock, it sounds like its from the front but im wondering if transfer case can make that sound, i took it to a few mechanics and they checked all bolts under the car and said everything looks fine, i also hear this sound when i go over bumps, the sound its just 1 time. Braking or crusing? On idle, when you change gear, when you depress the clutch or turn the steering wheel? This can narrow it down to the vehicle system involved. down a long steep hill. When you hear brake noise while your car is in reverse, this can be a sign that there is one of a few possible issues occurring. The frequency of the click depended on the speed of the car. However, if the brakes squeak or squeal when pressing the brake pedal, then one or more problems may be the culprit. Hi, I have a knocking noise that occurs under gentle braking below around 20mph. ? Ok I have a 2001 Chrysler sebring sedan 6cyl 2. my front brakes on driver's side make a knocking noise and I can feel something is not right in the brake pedal response ONLY after the car has been run in the rain. if your exedy clutch is a twin disc, that would make that noise. Her teeth lightly scrape there, biting down on the slope of his neck just enough to draw a surprised groan out of him. My 11 year old C200 has recently developed knocking noise when the brake is applied to slow down. Repair Procedure: Steering Intermediate Shaft Removal. When i accelerate all wel but when when I enter in the engine brake the bike has a kloking sound coming from the engine. It's very faint and can't feel it in the pedal but it can be heard ever so lightly. I'm not sure under what topic to post this because I don't know where its coming from. It really doesn't sound like brakes pads. If toyota will not accept the claim, I have to pay $1,000 dollars for the work of the tear down. Worn pistons will make a knocking noise — sometimes at idle, and often on acceleration. After reading Tatunka's post, I took the vehicle to the dealer again earlier today and told them about the technical bulletin. So, find out the causes of brake noises and take the car to the repair shop if necessary. The knocking is consistent when the car is in motion - I haven't been able to vary the speed enough to see how speed dependent it is. It only happens when I ever so slightly touch the brakes to come to a gradual stop (20mph-0mph). Because when you hit the brakes, the weight of the car shifts forwards onto the front wheels as they push backwards resisting the car moving forward. Remember that the Prius’ powertrain isn’t quite directly-connected to the wheels. The frequency of the knock matches the road speed (i. I agree w others it isn't due to oil in this case. also, it doesnt matter whether or not im on the brakes and i cant get it to happen while accelerating. The image below is from some random heavily worn lower control arm bushings. I don't hear it when I'm driving or if I put the brakes on at speed. The hand brake only utilizes the rear brakes so if you do not hear the noise, the problem is likely to be caused by the front brakes. Your tires make a weird, rhythmic sound as you drive: Check inflation, tire wear, and wheel balancing. I got drums turned at Oreilly auto parts, swapped those drums from left to right and also replaced the springs on the star wheel , the noise did not go away. My mechanic told me the wheel could have come off at any point. Brakes making a knocking kind of sound when braking. Hi I got this knocking sound coming from the engine. you can get clunking noises. And doesn't tend to do it when braking. Started accelerating down the road and heard a knocking noise underneath for probably about 30 seconds that went away for the rest of my 2-3 min commute. The engine being hot or cold doesn't effect it any differently. You may want to check your motor mounts for a worn condition. 2016 XLE Premium with 3500 miles developed knocking noise on right/passenger rear area mostly on uneven roads wher ther could be some car body flexing,also. Fairly loud - can be heard in and out of the car…rhythmic sound, begins to quiet as the car comes to a stop. Brake noise is likely to be nothing more than the brake pad moving in the calliper, there are lugs on the pad and end stops on the calliper. Thump/Clunk noise right before complete stop was created by pugtor Ok, so as the title says, I have this thump/clunk sound (and I haven't met a mechanic yet who apparently knows what I mean when I say this) right before the car comes to that complete "stop". It is quite loud. Auto tranny fluid (T-IV) is red and not burnt and at proper level. Knocking down a wall can also add value to a structure. After that, the car was returned with a knocking noise coming from the back brakes every time I use them. Put the bike on the center stand, raise the front wheel, and see if you can move the wheel forward/backward at all. This morning, for the first time, when I was leaving for work, I initiated the start up mode for the Volt by stepping on the brake like you are suppose too and I heard a knocking noise. Clunking when braking. it usually happens between 5 and 7. When i first did it there was a scweeling noise when turning but that stopped. A knocking noise when braking (or during less noticeable maneuvers) can be attributed to worn front suspension parts - especially control arm bushings. I'll pull the wheel when I get a. It is more of a shuddering and doesn't feel like brakes although it is coming from the wheel well and almost sounds like a loose plastic shroud is rubbing on the wheel. Technical Rear end noise when coasting, can it be a bad axle bearing or internal brake drum? Discussion in ' Traditional Customs ' started by 55Thunderboy , Nov 13, 2016. The sound can be heard in any gear and neutral, and sounds more like a sharp "metal-on-metal" scraping sound at very slow speeds. That's even if I go in a straight line. non toyota brake pads which are only slightly smaller which cause a knock. Weird Noises Your Hybrid Makes—And Why By Lyndon Bell If you're driving a hybrid, some of the weird noises your hybrid makes may be leaving you wondering what's going on in there. "Wow, that was fast!" Cap said with a smile. and i have to constantly hit my brakes to keep from going over the speed limit. Knocking sound when Im braking. 6 4 cylinder. If your brakes are in bad shape, they typically make three different noises that will let you know something's wrong. It sounds more like a "springy" sound. I don't hear any sounds until I take it close to 50 mph and let off the gas pedal, in which case I will hear a knocking sound. (he is fairly knowledgeable with cars) and now when I apply the brakes, i hear a knocking sound coming from the passenger rear. When I push down on the front left wheel, it makes what I would describe as a suction sound when the car bounces back up. entering a highway on-ramp that curves right) - The noise seems to only happen when I make a right turn (city streets) with speeds in the 5 mph to 15 mph. It is brought on only by lateral loading, not by acceleration, braking, potholes etc although the lateral loading needed is lower with a passenger in the car. If your brake pads are used for quite a long time, the backing plates. I've taken it to the dealer and they said they have no idea what the sound is. If you wait until your brakes grind before servicing them, you'll be in a worse situation. In other words it's not the brake popping but the suspension as the wheel tries to slow down the car and something in the suspension moves. It can be heard quite well. Pumping the brakes requires the vacuum pump to create more vacuum to compensate. I can hear it, and even feel it in the brake pedal, no matter what speed I'm going--I hear it at 5mph when I'm braking to a stop at a light, I mostly feel and slightly hear it at 70mph when I'm lightly braking to slow down on the highway. so slight bumps & it seems to be worse when turning left. All the AIR noise you can hear is the (brake booster) this is a vacume assisted device that helps push the brake piston in the master cilinder. Oleander I had my rear pads changed out at 19K miles under warranty because I had a squeek (minor compared to the noise now) in the drivers side rear brake. The pistons can also wear and make noise. My mechanic told me the wheel could have come off at any point. to as "spark knock. There are certain methods and precautions to be aware of when knocking down a wall. Re: Mercruiser 4. The noise does not happen while in park and neutral. I used Brembo blanks and Akebono pads. On a scale of 1 to 10 1 being barely pushing the brake and 10 being pedal to the floor. It doesn't happen when braking at low speeds (20 mph or under), but mostly when I'm braking firmly to slow down or stop. However, if the brakes squeak or squeal when pressing the brake pedal, then one or more problems may be the culprit. Knocking occurs when fuel burns unevenly in your engine’s cylinders. I had looked at everything, chainring bolts, crank bolts, bottom bracket, seat to seat post connection, stem to bars, stem to steer tube connection, all to no avail. No other system on your vehicle can cause so much frustration, yet be as vital to your safety. Try to examine by lifting the car on jack and move the wheel and noti. Driving for 10 days and noticing a clicking sound from the rear passenger side when coming to a stop at approx 10-15MPH to nearly stopped. Knocking sound when Im braking. 2001 Honda Civic - Weird knocking noise when braking. This is NOT same sound as supercharging in my admittedly limited. Need all the light you can get. The car runs and drives great but when i start to push on the brake pedal, i hear a rapid knocking noise from the right rear side. The noise only happens when the brakes are depressed with a medium pressure. With the clutch pedal to the floor, all is well, but when the clutch pedal is released, regardless of whether it is in gear or in neutral, an odd knocking sound begins. Braking knock Noise when braking? There are three possibilities: your calipers have an anti-rattle plate and if it's incorrectly fitted the pads can move around. But after driving for a little bit, the brakes started making a repeating knocking or clunking sound under firm braking, like when the car is slowing down to a stop from 30-40 MPH. Some brake pads are equipped with wear indicators in the form of small steel clips, which make a squealing sound when the pad has worn down. The job of a brake caliper is to squeeze the brake pads against your brake rotors, which slows your vehicle down. 7L, and when I my brake it kind of stutters and makes a knocking sound. It's also a tapping noise. Shifting in the low gears was starting to get noisy again, and during a break I crouched down and noticed the rear derailleur was slightly off. The sound can be heard in any gear and neutral, and sounds more like a sharp "metal-on-metal" scraping sound at very slow speeds. They knock into a console table and something hard clatters to the floor but it sounds too distant in Eddie's mind for her to worry about it now. I haven't have this issue but i think before you replace this, you should check to know exactly where is the noise coming from and how it looks like as engine noise, brake noise or accelerating noise. Just replaced front discs and pads on my Astra 1. The pounding that your brakes have to go through each time you use them to slow down means they may make noise or occasionally behave abnormally, even though nothing is wrong. Recently I had my wife's 2004 Nissan Altima V6 Automatic tran get some repairs done. " Widow agreed. In other words, as I am slowing down to come to a stop, with each turn of the tire comes a clucking noise. Don't hear the knocking any more, so if I can get back the original braking power, I'm good. I installed a riffraff diesel FPRX fuel crossover and it quieted down alot, but the sound is still slightly there if I listen carefully. The sound is most noticeable during shut-down in the video clip. I think that is where the noise comes from but I can't seem to do anything about it. ) After each pocket burns, it creates a little shock, igniting the next pocket and continuing the cycle. Usually those make more of a rough road feel but a cracked race could be the sound you hear. The sound seems to come from the front end of the car. Squeaking or Grinding Brakes Apply the brakes, and your car should come to a safe halt. Get them replaced immediately. It's also a tapping noise. Hi, Anyone experience / heard this faint knocking sound when you are slowing down and just before the car comes to a complete stop? The sound seems to come from the under carriage (can't tell if it's the front or back). Hi all, my Honda Jazz is making a weird knocking noise when its going over potholes or a bumpy road but also when I press the brakes mildly (but not very soft) from an over 60-70km/h sometimes braking straight but more apparent if its in a bit of a bend so wheels not completely straight and this can happen at speeds lower than 60km/h too. It's only noticeable for the last few seconds before I stop (about 2 clunks/second). my thinking at the mo is: 1. What motion could create that noise? With the type of noise, you can help further identify systems involved from what its parts might be doing. Before you panic when hearing this sound, keep in mind that a knocking in the engine is usually caused by using the wrong type of gasoline in the car. Could it be a bad caliper or something else? Thanks in advance for you advice. Some people says it could be the wheel bearing, but some think it's the rotors. Noises may be a variety of brake and brake mounting systems failures, or they may be other problems that occur when the motion of braking creates movement in another part. I should have told you all before but my girlfriend has been seriously ill in hospital for nearly five months now and was in a rehabilitation center when it all went downhill again all of a sudden two days before New Years Eve. If the knocking happens when you turn the steering wheel when the car is not moving then there is a problem with the coil springs that form part of the front suspension. The part that goes bad is a rubber seal behind the. Single clunk noise from front suspension when applying the brakes: • The noise is a result of the brake pads shifting in the direction of rotor rotation when the brakes are applied. Hi I got this knocking sound coming from the engine. When I tested it, It did it like once every 5 or 6 braking applications, at low speeds when the car is nearly stopped. Knocking from the engine compartment. If your car happens to be a GM product however and the noise your hearing is coming from the front brakes there;s a possibility that the brake pads weren't. Worn pistons will make a knocking noise — sometimes at idle, and often on acceleration. When you apply the brakes, the caliper pushes the brakes into the rotor, which then. Hi guys, I need a bit of advice: Last year I purchase a 2010 VFR1200F (4600 km). This only happens after the cars warmed up. I think it started after I changed the brake pads. If you've continued ignoring the squealing brakes and they go silent, the next noise you'll hear from them is a powerful grinding. I ran into the GM of Full-Race here in AZ and his r34 makes the same noise due to the multi-plate clutch. It's most noticeable when I make a right turn which in my experience points to a left wheel bearing. Creaking noise when braking Noise when braking. I changed all the anti dive fittings thinking it was that bit it was the clip. If the new rotors are Chinese, and they're about three months old, they likely are warped. I also notice the noise when depressing the brake pedal. Worn-out Brake Pads. Car has been having some work done, since getting it back have noticed a knocking noise when pressing the brake pedal, happens when brakes havent been pressed for a while, then doesnt til pedal is pressed after driving for a while. You may want to check your motor mounts for a worn condition. It sounds like a piece of wire or a twig is caught on the wheel and scraping the wheell arch - I have checked and I cannot see anything - the gaitors are in good condition. I just replaced all four rotors and pads. Knocking noise when brake pedal pressed Car has been having some work done, since getting it back have noticed a knocking noise when pressing the brake pedal, happens when brakes havent been pressed for a while, then doesnt til pedal is pressed after driving for a while. 05 Feb 2011, 08:45 Check your sub frame bolts for tightness there are 4 of them, mine was knocking when braking and pulling away at times, when i fitted my 3" down pipe i noticed they weren't very tight all is ok now. What Does a Knocking Noise Mean When I Apply the Brakes? Credit: Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images A knocking sound when applying the brakes could indicate different problems, such as loose calipers, bad shock absorbers, worn constant velocity joints and failing tie rods. No it doesn't pull to the side when I brake. The noise only happens when the brakes are depressed with a medium pressure. Help it does this only when i start braking its a 1994 l reg petrol non power steering model what would be the cause of this please guys. Knocking sound when Im braking was created by Chad3 So Ive recently done work on my 1996 Honda Civic LX, automatic, 1. It might just be loose. Did same mountain pass twice today, roads totally dry, still same banging noise going up and during regenerative braking down. Tried stopping with park brake only. I don't seem to get a whirring noise, although it’s hard to tell as my exhaust is quite loud. it usually happens between 5 and 7. Driving for 10 days and noticing a clicking sound from the rear passenger side when coming to a stop at approx 10-15MPH to nearly stopped. The sound is coming from the ns wheel area. Knocking both before and after new brake parts does suggest it's NOT those parts that are now new. Run the engine, in gear, on a hoist or with the front wheels jacked up off the ground, then watch the brake caliper to see if it's moving left and right. The squealing sound is an indication that it's time for a brake job. Soon after I began to notice a knocking sound when I applied the breaks So, I had my buddy change my brakes and rotors about a week and a half ago. The noise is an odd one really. MOAN or DRONE: A low-frequency tone like the sound make by blowing across the. The only way they can get rid of the noise is to grease them up but this only works for a couple of weeks at best. When slowing down gently to stop I get a single knocking sound or thud from front of car. Auto tranny fluid (T-IV) is red and not burnt and at proper level. breaking performance doesn't seem to be effected. My brother says he could feel it when sitting i. I will try again tomorrow. It wasn't an expensive fix though (I can't remember how much it cost which means it was probably well under £100!). I just noticed a new sound a few days ago. this noise is driving me nuts now. If you hear noises when you hit the brake pedal, you likely have a mechanical issue with the braking system. Sounds like the pad is knocking against the rotor, but I'm not sure. • If the brake pedal is pushed hard, the noise is less likely to occur. Creaking noise when braking Noise when braking. That's even if I go in a straight line. Firt time I took it to the dealer, they didn't find anything wrong. Maybe there is a “wooshing” noise coming from the brake rotors or backing plate. Because when you hit the brakes, the weight of the car shifts forwards onto the front wheels as they push backwards resisting the car moving forward. I had a problem develop today. Run the engine, in gear, on a hoist or with the front wheels jacked up off the ground, then watch the brake caliper to see if it's moving left and right. It only occurs after / when I’ve done a long-ish journey (45+ min). Is the noise grinding like metal on metal?. When you apply the brakes, the caliper pushes the brakes into the rotor, which then. Some customers may hear a clunk pop or knock-type noise when turning the steering wheel left or right. Your tires make a weird, rhythmic sound as you drive: Check inflation, tire wear, and wheel balancing. Knocking noise coming from headset/stem area? Whenever I bounce around on my fork I get this nocking noise coming from my headset (I think). A brake rotor is what your brake pads squeeze to slow your car down. After that, the car was returned with a knocking noise coming from the back brakes every time I use them. Hi Guys i have a knocking noise from Diff area. I agree w others it isn't due to oil in this case. its a BA XR6 ute now Ford have told me its the brake pads causing the nocking , but i'm not sure now im getting the noise when i'm slowing down (on or off the brakes). com - Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Forums > Evo X > Evo X Wheels, Suspension. My 2003 Passat has developed an annoying knocking noise coming from the front passenger side wheel. Sounded like ice coming hitting inside of the wheel wells or bottom of the car, but roads mostly dry. 0 4x4 and when I apply the brakes to come to a stop or just to slow down from any speed I hear a clicking sound. any suggestions?. So, as mentioned in the title, I'm getting a weird knocking sound coming from my car, mostly when braking to a stop. What’s That Noise Coming From My Car’s Brakes? Oct 27, 2016 Pressing the brake pedal in your car should give you the sense of security that it will set in train a sequence of events which will slow down your car smoothly and safely. Everything tightened down with no problems and torqued everything to down using an electronic torque wrench and then went for a drive. Drive at 40 MPH and do a swooping turn to the left and right. The car runs and drives great but when i start to push on the brake pedal, i hear a rapid knocking noise from the right rear side. I was out earlier and noticed a slight knocking noise coming in just before my left peddle hit bottom of the rotation. The back brakes make noises, especially when I am driving at slower speeds, or making sharp turns. Weird knocking sound , blown shocks? Evo X Wheels, Suspension & Brakes : EvoXForums. The noise only happened when slowing down to a stop or just crawling speed more prevelant braking on steep hills, it makes the noise to the rotation of the wheel. Recently, just for the heck of it, I installed a Motorcraft-FL400 filter instead of the Fram. I don't hear it when I'm driving or if I put the brakes on at speed. The Noise only happens when i'm coasting or just letting off the accelerator. I'm sure that robert from honda will chime in soon and ease your fears. It wasn't an expensive fix though (I can't remember how much it cost which means it was probably well under £100!). Everything went smoothly, and the brakes seem to be working. I used Brembo blanks and Akebono pads. any ideas?. In other words it's not the brake popping but the suspension as the wheel tries to slow down the car and something in the suspension moves. Why do new brake pads make grinding noises? There are a few reasons for brake pads grinding after replacing them with new pads: The pads are new – When your brake pads are new they need a little bit of wearing in so they can function normally. That's the same way my coach was acting. When the knock sensor starts to malfunction, you will hear loud noises coming from the engine that almost resembles thumping sounds. The knocking can only be heard when I have slowed right down and almost stopped. If brakes on a vehicle make any type of noise under driving and braking conditions, it is the sign of a malfunction. Re: Knocking sound when accelerating from a stop or low RPM. ? Ok I have a 2001 Chrysler sebring sedan 6cyl 2. Why Is My Car Making Noise When Reversing? If you hear a car reverse sound, the most probable cause of this might be a brake issue. Sounds like the pad is knocking against the rotor, but I'm not sure. !!!SOLVED!!! Loud clunk when stopping hard and accelerating after the clunk Recently at about 84K miles my 2004 2nd Gen Prius has started exhibiting a "clunk" sound coming from what sounds and feels like is the left side of the car. Only pop once But after that I will move it forward and reverse again on the same angle and it wont make any noise. He jogs over to you on the driver’s side, knocking on your window before you roll it down to speak with him. In the video below, you can hear 3 knocks at 11, 15, and 16 seconds when I apply the brakes firmly 3 times. I could see there was a high spot on there where the pads burned in and I sanded that down and it mostly fixed it. When I push down on the front left wheel, it makes what I would describe as a suction sound when the car bounces back up. I notice my car is making a knocking sound when you break from 50 mph and lower. it only happens when i apply the brakes and not constantly whilst I'm braking. The knocking stops when the car comes to a complete stop. Why do new brake pads make grinding noises? There are a few reasons for brake pads grinding after replacing them with new pads: The pads are new – When your brake pads are new they need a little bit of wearing in so they can function normally. If the knocking happens when you turn the steering wheel when the car is not moving then there is a problem with the coil springs that form part of the front suspension. If the sound stops, it will return a short time later. The car was fine on the way back from collecting it and that's 30 miles from home, Today when I drove it there's a knocking sound coming from around the front wheels area of the engine when I accelerate or brake, it knocks once or a few times depending on speed and how fast I accelerate but it only makes this noise when I'm in gear, it won't. I just noticed a new sound a few days ago. It really sounds like some metal pieces are lose and they are knocking together a bit. Only pop once But after that I will move it forward and reverse again on the same angle and it wont make any noise. It's really show more In the past week, my engine has developed a knocking sound while idling. So, find out the causes of brake noises and take the car to the repair shop if necessary. the brake pads look fine, good thickness, no glazing. It is much better with the new discs and pads but probably will get worse in time i would imagine. Bend it out a little and refit the pads, it will stop. Rotors + pads on front, drums and shoes on rear. I have Honda Accord 2008. Was the brake pads but having those checked I was told it wasn't. The engine being hot or cold doesn't effect it any differently. I recently took it to a mechanic who replaced my rear brake pads, and drums. 5 Sounds that Signal your Car Needs Auto Repairs. If I'm at 70mph and brake hard, it will be a very rapid knocking. Page 1 of 2 - Knocking Noise! - posted in Technical Section For MK1 & MK2: Hi all, wonder if you Pic Gurus can help with a new problem on my 54 1. dailyscript. Worn suspension parts can also be a cause of a knocking sound when braking. Is the noise grinding like metal on metal?. it usually happens between 5 and 7. Hi guys, I need a bit of advice: Last year I purchase a 2010 VFR1200F (4600 km). The howling noises I once had are now gone, at least for the time being, but the consistent brake noises are still there. When the mower is running, the sound is there, but not as loud. I had a problem develop today. Sounds like the pad is knocking against the rotor, but I'm not sure. While MDS is on, it sounds like a musical instrument drum roll (video of sound below). I can't figure out why it's making this noise, or even where in a specific area it is making this noise. The brake pads are mounted in a caliper. Knocking noise when brake pedal pressed Car has been having some work done, since getting it back have noticed a knocking noise when pressing the brake pedal, happens when brakes havent been pressed for a while, then doesnt til pedal is pressed after driving for a while. And no noises when turning left or right. Hi, any advice appreciated. Hello All, Well finally got my Z06. starts to knock at about 40-50km/p down to zero. Drive at 40 MPH and do a swooping turn to the left and right. A brake rotor is what your brake pads squeeze to slow your car down. Do the the brakes too. Doesn't happen often enough to tell if it happens at a certain speed, going round a bend, etc. No change during acceleration or slowing down? Yes - Wheel bearings - Will be louder on one side - See Note 2 below. The knocking sound also happens when i go over bumps in a sort of diagonal way, i. Btw, reading the dipstick: you're ok to drive as long as the oil registers between the min & max lines. Run the engine, in gear, on a hoist or with the front wheels jacked up off the ground, then watch the brake caliper to see if it's moving left and right. My mechanic told me the wheel could have come off at any point. A common noise heard from brakes while a vehicle is in reverse is clicking. Any ideas I can have my mechanic inspect closer? It's a Japanese import shop, but there is a Subaru-specific independent shop in town. Complete novice, been to three different shops now. When I push in the clutch it goes away. A family member's 2015 has developed a chronic rythmic knocking/cracking sound upon low speed braking/stop and go driving. Occasional clunking in the bottom by crankshaft, more noticeable when the car is facing downhill or up on ramps. In a deserted parking lot with no other vehicles behind you, at 30 MPH, slowly pull up on the hand brake (hold the release button down with your thumb to make a slow and gradual stop) until the vehicle stops. I've got a '14 QC Express and I've got a knocking or clunking noise that happens when I'm braking. The noise is only coming from the right side and I can also get it when I'm regenerating and not using the brakes. Noise is only during normal braking, and is directly proportional to tire rotation. Inspect the level of your engine oil to make sure you have enough oil in there. Another guy thought it might be the gearbox oil and filter needed changing but I don't have a problem whatsoever with the gears or driving it. Using your. knocking when straight at low speed and then can feel it again at 70+ through the steering wheel.