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Im getting a loud clunking noise,It sounds like it coming

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im getting a loud clunking noise,It sounds like it coming from the passenger rear wheel,it clunks every 4ft going fowards or backwards.Its a 2006 jeep liberty with 146000 miles.I just had the tranny replaced 1500 miles ago.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

have you checked the rear brakes?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
it sounds like its coming from the brakes.Its a really loud pop
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
what part could it be
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

probably the parking brake.. but the caliper and the rotor should be removed for a full inspection ..and the broken or damaged parts replaced

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i dont ever use the parking brake
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
what would make the loud pop
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Car Guy you there
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

if the lining seperates from the backing..i would check the brakes likely the problem is there

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
are you talking about the brake pad?
Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

generally the parking brake shoe comes unbonded from the metal backer causing the noise you describe

Expert:  eauto replied 11 months ago.

tis is what the parking brake looks like under the rotor