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Hearing a clicking or banging sound on right front side in

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Hearing a clicking or banging sound on right front side in 2006 rx 400h on slightly pressing brake at standstill and engine off.Noise gets louder on firmly pressing brake pedal
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is Bobby. Thank you for the question. If the brakes are fine then you either have a loose or worn suspension part, a worn engine mount, or a cv axle that is failing. Most of the time it is from a worn engine mount. Do you hear any noise when accelerating or just when braking?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No noise when accelerating or when engine is off.Rocking the car does not reproduce noise
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 year ago.

If it is only happening when braking then it is either the cv axle or there is still something loose on the front suspension that is shifting when braking.

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