Why is there a knocking noise coming from the front end of my 2007 T&C? on 2007 Chrysler Town & Country

The noise does not happen when I accelerate or when I press the break peddle. It just recently started happening, we have owned the car for 2 years.

by in Madison, AL on March 30, 2014
1 answer 6 comments
ANSWER by on March 30, 2014
When does it happen? When turning, coasting at hwy speed, bumpy road..etc....Any work done on the van at all lately?
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
It generally happens when coasting, starts at about 10 mph. The only work that has been done on it recently was the front breaks were replaced.
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
There's your problem!! Caliper mounting or brake pad hardware missing or incorrectly installed...when you apply the brakes it tightens everything up, thus no noise until you release brakes!
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
So remove and replace front breaks.....or make sure that they are tight enough?
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
Well it needs to be checked out!! Something aint right with the brake job!! Have a "mèchanic'' take a look at it...
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
Noise is gone, I had to tighten the top bolt on the front passenger brake. I made sure the drivers side were tight also.
COMMENT by on March 30, 2014
you are welcom!