Author When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever  (Read 782 times)

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    When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    on: August 26, 2022, 06:35:46 pm
    August 26, 2022, 06:35:46 pm
    As subject describes, when braking i can feel the front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever. Steering head bearing is ruled out. Also, while still, with applied brakes no clicking is present while i swing the front. Against the wall as well - no clicks.

    So the scenario is when i ride at some speed and start applying the brakes, at one point of brake pressure ot clicks...

    Please help me diagnose somehow.  :020:

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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #1 on: August 26, 2022, 07:10:05 pm
    August 26, 2022, 07:10:05 pm
    Loose caliper?  Wheel bearing?  Did you check that the pads and retaining pin/clip are installed correctly?
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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #2 on: August 26, 2022, 07:17:36 pm
    August 26, 2022, 07:17:36 pm
    *Originally Posted by capt cf [+]
    Loose caliper?  Wheel bearing?  Did you check that the pads and retaining pin/clip are installed correctly?


    This clicking started just today and is present with every breaking, will retighten everything tonight.

    All suggestions are welcome.

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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #3 on: August 27, 2022, 09:44:42 pm
    August 27, 2022, 09:44:42 pm
    Found the click - it's on the right caliper. Will remove the calipers tomorrow and see whether there is any visible clicking cause.

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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #4 on: August 30, 2022, 01:06:02 pm
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    A small amount of this is normal due to the way the discs move, but it only ever happens at really slow speed and light brake pressures, check your pad's mounting surfaces, the caliper is made of a fairly soft alloy and the pads can dig in causing groves, you might be going over one of them when braking.

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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #5 on: August 30, 2022, 01:52:06 pm
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    The caliper pistons were quite dirty, after cleaning, all back to normal. I guess that a bit of that dirt was able to pass the washer. I hope it doesn't leak now.

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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #6 on: September 01, 2022, 12:07:31 pm
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    Check the wheelspeed ring and sensor. Could be loose and touching.
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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #7 on: September 07, 2022, 08:48:49 pm
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    hi
    I recommend replacing the rubbers under the steering wheel:
    catalog number 31428569759 (left) and 31428569760 (right) stopped jumping for me and vibrations on the steering wheel are less noticeable.
    in my case I felt it from about 25,000 mileage.
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    Re: When braking front end clicks - can be felt on the brake lever
    Reply #8 on: September 07, 2022, 09:02:34 pm
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    *Originally Posted by jabart [+]
    hi
    I recommend replacing the rubbers under the steering wheel:
    catalog number 31428569759 (left) and 31428569760 (right) stopped jumping for me and vibrations on the steering wheel are less noticeable.
    in my case I felt it from about 25,000 mileage.
    greetings,
    Bart

    That's a completely separate thing, shouldn't have any effect on brakes.

     



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