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Unread 03-16-2008, 07:43 PM   #1
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brake wheel help

My 89 4wd started making a noise from the front driver side wheel. At first i thought it was my engine tapping/ knocking. It doesnt start until I reach about 20mph and stops when I apply the break.

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Unread 03-20-2008, 11:59 PM   #2
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Make sure you haven't lost one of the bolts on the caliper! Loose pads would be the next thing. Bad wheel bearing would be the expensive thing.
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Unread 03-22-2008, 09:19 PM   #3
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it could also be a warped rotor, when you come to a harder stop can you feel the car pulse-ate? if not that then i would look at the caliper or loose wheel bearing
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