2004 Lexus RX330 Q&A

2004 Lexus RX330 Question: Brake Noise

When braking, I hear a clunking noise. If I am going over 40 mph, it will make the noise when I get to 30 mph. If going between 25 and 30, it will do it when I get to 20 mph. It is consistant and does it every single time. Any idea what this might be? -
Answer 1
sounds like a high or hot spot on a rotor. it comes from overheating the brakes. replacing the pads, rotors and making sure the pins and calipers are free. have a shop do a brake check and confirm. Roy -
Comment 1
Thank you so much for your help! -
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