Go Back   Team-BHP > Under the Hood > Technical Stuff


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 3rd June 2008, 08:59   #1
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: patiala
Posts: 347
Thanked: 0 Times
Default clunking sound from car

hi friends i have problem in my car . i can hear a clunk sound from my car front left side while braking from high speed .it can be heard sometimes when car is not loaded but the sound becomes continous when car is loaded and it can be heard every time i put my feet on brake pedal for slowing the car. what could be the possible cause of this sound . i have got suspension and mounts checked . i also got my steering components changed a few weeks ago .
harry2223 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 09:04   #2
BHPian
 
PatchyBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Earth
Posts: 822
Thanked: 1,189 Times
Default

Have you checked you disc brake assembly and brake pads?

Cheers,
Rajan

Last edited by PatchyBoy : 3rd June 2008 at 09:05.
PatchyBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 09:07   #3
BANNED
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Mumbai ( Borivali )
Posts: 328
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

chk brake pads must have gone for toss
nicejits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 09:15   #4
BHPian
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chennai , Tamil Nadu
Posts: 282
Thanked: 56 Times
Default

the culprit could be the disc brake pads . Do check them .
kaush666 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 10:48   #5
BANNED
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Kalyani, West Bengal
Posts: 444
Thanked: 6 Times
Default

Is it a clunk or a clatter?
Gurkha is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 12:09   #6
BHPian
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chennai , Tamil Nadu
Posts: 282
Thanked: 56 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by harry2223 View Post
hi friends i have problem in my car . i can hear a clunk sound from my car front left side while braking from high speed .it can be heard sometimes when car is not loaded but the sound becomes continous when car is loaded and it can be heard every time i put my feet on brake pedal for slowing the car. what could be the possible cause of this sound . i have got suspension and mounts checked . i also got my steering components changed a few weeks ago .
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gurkha View Post
Is it a clunk or a clatter?
@Gurkha : He has mentioned that it is a clunk sound in his first post . Well what does a clatter sound mean ??
kaush666 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2008, 13:58   #7
BANNED
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Kalyani, West Bengal
Posts: 444
Thanked: 6 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kaush666 View Post
@Gurkha : He has mentioned that it is a clunk sound in his first post . Well what does a clatter sound mean ??
Some brake pads chatter when engaged and it sounds like a clicking noise. A clunk is way more serious indicative of worn ball joints or CV joints.
Gurkha is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th June 2008, 18:41   #8
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: patiala
Posts: 347
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

hi friends tried all these but the cause of problem is not detected . the sound only come when car is loaded. it comes when i hit a pothole or i brake to slow down car suddenly. i am unable to fiund out the cause. this sound is unbearable for me as am irritated because i am unable to eliminate it. it comes from front left side . it is a clunk sound .plz help me..
harry2223 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th June 2008, 20:28   #9
Senior - BHPian
 
alpha1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: P00NA
Posts: 1,626
Thanked: 967 Times
Default

Your steering rack is busted.
Get it checked.
alpha1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Audi's Sound Concept cabin defines auditory excess: 62 speaker surround-sound ! dar3dev|l In-Car Entertainment 10 22nd June 2010 15:23
Sound from Engine Bay of Swift VDI (DDIS) - what would be the cause of this sound? DieselFan Technical Stuff 4 25th January 2008 18:31
Guess the exhaust sound of this car.... The answer is a big surprise.... salilpawar1 Shifting gears 13 12th February 2007 22:08
..car making booming kinda sound.. ns_jughead Technical Stuff 2 26th June 2006 02:58


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 10:07.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks