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99 Toyota Tacoma 4wd 3.4 loud clunk rattle noise rear

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99 Toyota Tacoma 4wd 3.4 loud clunk rattle noise rear passenger thought it was something banging around in the back at first only when moving louder slow still present driving faster- what might it be can I drive on the highway like this till I get it fixed?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

Hello . so if you go very slow, lets say in a parking lot can you hear it then ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
More than when up to speed yes
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

ok, does it only happen on one side & not the other

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

ok, only 1 side......do you have rear disk pads or shoes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not sure
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

& if you just barely touch the brakes does the noise change

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

the very fact the noise does not get louder as you go ,is a very good thing , should be in the rear brake on that side

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not able to see a pattern related to brake replaced slave cylinder this morning and clutch a few days ago I understand bleeding the clutch is all brake fluid may related somehow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just stuck or something?
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

please rate my answer so as this is how I get paid..........slave cylinder has not a thing to do with your brakes that's your clutch on the back of the engine........I can call you if accept

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

should have broken parts inside the wheel

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

no big deal sounds like, but id take & get It repaired

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Awesome thank you will rate later
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

ok , take care ill be here if you need me