Rattling noise in front end?

Discussion in 'Wheels' started by dvndogbagger, May 3, 2011.

  1. dvndogbagger

    dvndogbagger Member

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    Sounds like the calipers or brake pads, when I hit the fromt brake at idle noise disapears? Is this becouse of the brake pads floating around?


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  2. TripleJ

    TripleJ Senior Member

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    Quite possibly. You may have worn brake clips allowing some movement with the pads.
     
  3. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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  4. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    If it is the 89 bagger in your profile that is having the problem there is one fixed pad and one floating pad in the front brake the floating pad is held tight in its floating frame by a spring clip if the spring clip is not seated correctly the pad can rattle about a wee bit

    Brian