Ah, so as you all know, my front brake calipers seized last week. Prior
to that I've been complaining of a clunk when braking. My truck now has
freshly turned rotors, new pads, new calipers and new brake lines. I
assumed this would fix the clunk.
I drove about 200 miles on Saturday and never had a problem.
Today driving home from work, the clunk came back. Happened twice early
in the drive, then once later. Really intermittent, not every time I
brake like before.
When I got home I checked the temp of all 4 wheels. The fronts were
slightly warm, the backs cool. Now, though warm, they weren't anywhere
near as hot as they were when the calipers seized.
So, what could this clunk be? I was unable to duplicate it at will. A
while ago it tended to happen as I was slowing down, just before I'd
stop. Then more recently it switched to just as I was starting to
brake, perhaps a week or two before the calipers finally seized.
This "new" clunk is the same - happens just after I start braking. I
haven't been able to replicate it properly, so I can't say if it's
happening at certain speeds, but I think somewheres around 30mph?
I've already called the mechanic, and am awaiting a callback. A little
research suggests warped rotor (but there's no pulsing) or sticking
caliper - but the calipers and brake lines are new, how could it still
Appreciate any advice. This is starting to seriously cheese me off.