Volvo 850 Made from 1993 to 1997, this Volvo line was available in both a wagon and a sedan, both with were graced with several trim levels.

Brake knocking noise?

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Old 08-02-2017, 12:25 AM
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Default Brake knocking noise?

Replaced the front brake pads recently, hoping it was the source of the screeching when I brake only then noticed that all 4 rotors were warped.. decided to replace the rotors when it would ship in but I still daily it around and now every time I would "cruise" like not add gas or hit the brakes, it would make this knocking sound from the front right wheel area. However if I press on the brakes or add gas, the knocking sound would go away, some how have a feeling its related to the rotors but could be something else. This also happened right after I added more Dex3 ATF since I barely had any power steering fluid left (just bought the car a week ago, new to the forums).

Any reasons why my front right area makes the knocking sound?

Thanks!
 
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:20 PM
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could be the pads are loose - check to make sure they are the correct fit and installed properly. Don't see a connection to PS fluid if the noise changes when you tap the brakes.
 
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