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Loud clicking sound while braking- service center states its normal?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by rjdoc74, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. rjdoc74

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    I was wondering if I could get an opinion from the forum. I picked up my inventory MX 4 weeks ago and since pick up it has been making a distinct clicking sound while braking at low speeds. Happens 90 percent of the time. Loud enough to make pedestrians turn around at intersections. I took it to SC and was told that it's normal for a lower VIN car. Theh said it has something to do with old style bushings. This sound doesn't seen normal to me. I have attached a short video to demonstrate. You will hear 2 distinct clicks with braking if you watch the video. What do you think?

     
  2. MasterT

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    Sorry I dont have a suggestion but it does not sound normal. I would ask whoever told you it was normal to provide that in writing
     
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    That's what I figured. I am taking it back in 4 weeks to replace a seat, so I will have them look again.
     
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    Was this a CPO car? If not, it's not "lower VIN". I have a Signature model (definitely lower VIN) and it doesn't click while braking.
     
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  5. rjdoc74

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    Not a CPO. Vin 25xx.
     
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    This is definitely not normal. I have it on my X.

    Had to take it to a different service center as the first one kept telling me it was normal. The tech was able to easily reproduce the noise by driving forward then backwards repeatedly in a parking lot. It was pretty evident something was either loose or sticking.

    Latest update from the service center is that they are replacing all four brakes (pads and calipers apparently).

    I will keep you posted.
     
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    Dropped off my car today. 11 items on my list including clicking. Will seen.
     

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