Front brake chattering

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  1. metalmoto

    metalmoto Full Access Member

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    Hi,
    I can't seem to figure out this problem.
    The right front brake makes a loud clicking, chattering sound.
    It only happens on light braking, and stops when I apply more pressure, as I'm coming to a full stop.

    I already replaced "everything". And even tried different brake pads. The problem comes right back after driving a few miles.

    I just noticed the lower ball joint is a little loose, using a crowbar, it moves about 1/8 inch.
    Could the worn ball joint be causing this chatter/clicking problem?

    Thanks in advance,

    Dave
     
  2. K Dje Ryu

    K Dje Ryu Full Access Member

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    Yes
     
  3. tommudd

    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Everything ?? Does that include the flexable hose running up to the frame ? If bad and yes they go bad it could be holding pressure for a bit then slowly releasing it
     
  4. TorrentIV

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    Mine is kinda similar, I get a buzzing from my nder the hood though, and only my driver's front wheel seems to chatter though it's more of a stutter. Also only happens on light braking, and intermittent AF. Like it may not do it for a drive cycle or 2, and then only once on the next, and only for a minute or two. I also get my abs, esp, and tcs lights on, and they may or may not go off, sometimes more than once on my long drives (have a 75 mi run @ 75 mph twice a week) though the brake issue might happen once a week, whether or not the dash lights are on, randomly. I'm lost at this point, but it's my DD, and it still stops
     
  5. TorrentIV

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    I think I may be made of commas