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I hear a noise when I press the brakes

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JTDTacoma, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    JTDTacoma

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    Just noticed it after I installed the front 5100's but it may be just coincidence. If I press the brake pedal I hear a slight click or dull ping noise as the brakes engage. If I hit the brakes multiple times it's only the first time that makes the noise but it'll do it again if I wait 15 seconds or so. Any ideas or an easy fix?
     
  2. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    It could just be coincidence. My truck has done the same thing before, and I wasn't lifted. My remedy was having the dealership do a brake service (could have done it myself I guess). The service manager was well aware of what the issue was. Cleanup them up and I was happy again.
     
  3. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    Like a clicking noise from front end...i had it too, they get like that when the pads are about halfway down.
     
  4. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    JTDTacoma

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    Thanks... It'll do it after backing up or just going forward too. Maybe new brake pads would fix the problem then? Only 25k miles on it but they are probably worn down about halfway. No big deal I guess just annoying.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Yeah Im at 55k and mine still have good life in them.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    Yeah my stock tires were bald at like 31k
     
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