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Annoying noise

Postby Tezzy » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:48 pm

When i'm going around bends i can hear a light metallic scraping noise which i was 100% sure was the brake disks rubbing slightly off the pads but even as i brake i can still hear it so now i presume its something else.

It does seem to be coming from around the front wheel though and can be heard on the move at any speed.

Its gotten worse recently to the point that even if the steering is turned 1/4 of a round i can hear it. i had a look around underneath and couldnt see anything amiss.

Anybody experience anything similar or have any ideas? :?

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Postby Moe » Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:45 am

Backing plate rubbing on the inside of the disc maybe...?

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Postby endapender » Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:37 am

If it happens even when you are stationary it might be the clutch disc thats getting worn

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Postby elexes » Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:43 am

badly warped disc ?
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Postby Tezzy » Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:27 am

i checked the backplates (stoneguard things mounted behind the disks?) and they seemed to be well away from the disks themselves so dont think its that.

I can only hear it when the car is moving. the clutch wouldnt be making that noise when its fully engaged would it? i did try slipping the clutchdriving along as i heard the noise but it didnt make any difference.

The disks arent warped either there isnt a hint of judder even under heavy breaking.

Cheers for the feedback lads

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Postby 3S-GE » Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:46 am

silly question but did you try the brake pads all round? and dont just check the outside pads, as toyotas seem to wear on the insde quicker than the outside!

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Postby Bobby » Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:30 pm

yea check the brake pads sounds like ya need new ones. had the same problem once when i had me twincam. sounds cat like metal on metel. will do some serious damage to the disk if you do too much driving on them :!:

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Postby shakey » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:52 pm

i have a noise coming out of mine aswell but after lots of checking round it was the exhaust tipping off the back axle...its a annoying scrapping tapping sound...that cud b it???

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Postby Dan » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:55 pm

had that on mine too when i had the sports cat back on mine. Its gone ever since i change back to standard exhaust

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Postby greeneyes » Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:53 am

Not a small road stone stuck in a caliper or around the disc/backplate??

I've had that a few times.

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