Jump to content

2002 bugeye brake noise


Thal07
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi, just after some advice before I spend any money. I have a 2002 bugeye wrx wagon and it has a strange noise when braking. It only happens on gentle braking but it clicks and feels as though its coming through the pedal. Don't think it's Abs related as there's no lights and it stops fine if you brake hard. Any ideas what it is before I start charging discs & pads etc? Thank you! 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On a for pots brake caliper, brake pads have some thin tin wear indicators(one pad only on each side and usually on the outside but can also be on the inside of the disc)

Check pads wear and if ok reshape just a touch  those tin indicators.

Hope it makes sense. 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites


6 hours ago, Dr. Acula said:

On a for pots brake caliper, brake pads have some thin tin wear indicators(one pad only on each side and usually on the outside but can also be on the inside of the disc)

Check pads wear and if ok reshape just a touch  those tin indicators.

Hope it makes sense. 

 

Hi, yes that makes sense thanks. Planning to get it in the air tomorrow and have a good look at the pads. They do look quite low on the outers so they're probably worse on the inners. Hopefully that's all it is. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Cuvva - A better way to insure your car

Pay monthly without the interest. 0% APR. No deposit, no hidden fees.


Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share




×
×
  • Create New...




Forums


News


Membership