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Old 05-19-2003, 09:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

When I am driving and go to slow down, maybe 3-4 seconds after i hit the brakes I hear a loud TICK sound come from the rear. What might cause this? Something with the calipers maybe? thanks.
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tick like electrical "tick"

or maybe tire rubbing, bad shocks,
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it's like a click, sounding like something maybe loose.
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Old 05-19-2003, 10:24 AM   #4 (permalink)
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could be a caliper clip loose. is it happening while braking? or just slowing down using gravity and friction to slow the car down.
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it's like a click, sounding like something maybe loose.
It could be anything..but not a caliper clip..
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I'd check suspension arms and suspension bushings. that would be my first guess.
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Sounds to me like the calipers are sticking. I would check the cylinders. they probly need replacing. they are like 60 bux or something.
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