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i need your help guys...
when i slowly back up and apply me brake, i hear "click" sound from the front wheels. it happens all the time.but only in reverse.
is it because i lower the car?or is it something else? does anyone have the same problem?
should i just take it to the dealer?
 

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That click sound is your brake pads shifting in your caliper housing. This is a normal condition with floating calipers. As the pad wears down it becomes noticable.

I am not sure what the dealer will do for your. They may put some "brake quiet" on the end tabs on the pads themselves. The click will return

I wouldn't worry too much about it.

Good luck
 

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thank you derek, so i just need to replace my brake pads, right? i was gonna do that anyways....thanks
btw, i used to have 93 mr2 turbo...i love that car...only if i can find 95 turbo. i would get'em for sure...but 95 turbos are really rare...
anyways, thanks for your input..


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I have the same thing, but it seems to be coming from the back driver side area or pass, im not sure..... I thought that break stands maybe the cause so i have quit leaving my mark for now!
 

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Mine did this once when I was backing my car into the garage about 10 minutes after I finished painting my calipers. (They were dry enough to move the car.) After that, it didn't happen again. I wonder why?

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happens to me when I back up as well good observation I thought I was the only one who had this problem I thought something was loose but when I looked at the caliper it was evident that there is some extra play that allows the pads to move a bit I will have it checked as a saftey inspection at the dealer they are required to do this...just to be on the safe side.........
 

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I had it on my previous car.
Same thing with the IS.
Seems to be normal.
 

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No need to replace the brake pads, and chances are the new ones would do it as well.

And for the record U-joints will often make a clicking noise when shifting from forward to reverse or vice versa. If they click, it is time to replace them. I don't imagine your U-joints are causing the noise though.

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