driving over bumpy roads cause a rattling sound in the front brakes. When I ride the brake pedal over the same stretch of road the rattle sound goes away. I pulled the front tires off, put load on the shock and tapped with a rubber hammer and couln't replicate the sound.
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2003 Chevrolet S10
Question: What would cause a rattle sound from my front brakes in my 03 s10?
Answer #1raiderron September 10, 2011, 15:23Master
The brake pads are loose in the caliper/mounts. Check to make sure hardware is intact and holding pads and that pad mounts are in good shape.
Exactly delane. The original poster needs to put pads in the caliper, mount back on vehicle, use a large blade screwdriver and pry up at bottom of pad close to the center of hub and use a small ball peen hammer and tap down the ears of the outer pad. The inner pad should have a spring hardware clip that holds it in the caliper piston bore.
Answer #2delane 72 garage and body shop September 10, 2011, 23:00Master
you have to bend the ears on brake pads so they will not rattle