The Dual Mass Flywheel on the Fiesta ST and Focus ST has a smaller secondary gear in the center that is attached to the engine output shaft. Do a search for details. Dec 3, 2017 #1. What could it be? Cheers! ... For fans/owners of the Ford Fiesta ST. 11.7k. Has anybody experienced this? I just recently completed a brake job, all 4 rotors were turned and all 4 corners had Hawk HPS pads installed. It is definitely most prominent when going from first to second but does it into any gear up to 4th. I purchased my car 2 months ago. The dealer thought it's due to the weak shock and they replaced it just now. Brakes work fine.. Its a real mystery - any help appreciated! You need a 7mm allen bit. Oh, one thing I did forget too, I don't feel any feedback in the steering wheel or brake pedal. Seems like most of us encounter it around 15-30k miles. A clunk going over speed bumps is not your RMM and a thunk from aggressive shifts is not your suspension. Make sure spring side of the pad guides is facing unloaded side of the pad. I will find out when I order the new part. ... We’re the premiere Ford Focus ST forum with discussions on the 2013+ Focus ST. Join the community and see the latest news, photos, videos, classifieds, reviews, events and more! Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 16, 2014. Since it started I have replaced the following... Rear shocks (now Bilstein B8) Rear Sway Bar (Megan Racing) Rear Sway Bar Bushings Camber Control Arms (Megan Racing) End Links (Steeda Adjustable) Installed properly with car on the ground and weight on the suspension. I hadn't driven the car for a week and noticed a clunking noise. Repetitive clunk, matches the speed, so definitely something rotational. I have read almost all of them, even foreign language ones. Member. Full Forum Listing. I notice when i apply the brakes either when backing up or moving forward i get a clunk or popping noise and some feedback in the pedal. … Tapping Speaker Wires for Powered Sub, Audio-Video, Electronics, Sync & MyFord Touch, Drivetrain clunking, shuddering and rattles, Clunking when changing gear, accelerating and decelerating, "Clunking" every morning pulling out of parking spot, Clunking Noise on Acceleration and Deceleration, Strange Loud Tapping Sound on Startup (not engine), Let's discuss short shifters and synchros, End all be all actuator replacement thread (clicking sound, part numbers, video install), Lug nut suggestion for use with extended lugs. It's hard to damage the retaining clips. Local Ford mechanics have checked the suspension and found nothing wrong. I know probably best to take it to garage to be checked but want to be prepared! Thanks. Welcome to the #1 Fiesta ST Forum and Fiesta ST community dedicated to Fiesta ST owners and enthusiasts. I hear 2-4 loud clunks as i'm backing. 131 Posts . There is a clunking sound coming from underneath my Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec (09 REG.). It comes from the front driver's side, and it is when going over bumps or drains, and only at over about 15 miles per hour; any slower and there is no noise. Repetitive clunk, matches the speed, so definitely something rotational. DIYnot Forums. Mostly common on 15-16 models, Blend door actuator. Also verified that the caliper bracket bolts were there (my partner recently discovered one had gone missing on their Mustang, which was a fun discovery). The car is new so it will be under warranty, but if anyone has experience with the problem I would like to hear about it for sure. Top #534682 - 07/04/14 11:12 AM Re: Strange "click" from front brakes watkja Jack is the Rat Registered: 15/10/12 Posts: 5775 ... 2005 Fiesta ST … I can't reliably get the noise to appear, but it clearly has something to do with the vent system switching. JavaScript is disabled. I can't decide if it is just synchro noise or not. ie: the slower I go, the slower the clunk is. My theory is that the engine is shifting maybe because of the weak motor mount and when it does the clutch or drive system is either elongated or shortened and is not operating at optimal length causing some kind of clunking noise. It had a full check done at Halfords and all necessary work done. I followed the bedding in procedure as closely as I could from Hawk. Its loud and sounds as though its coming from the engine bay area. Otherwise pads will rock back n forth every thing you brake - not as much of an issue going in reverse. First thought is lower front control arm bushing because it doesn't do it when rolling backwards. ... A forum community dedicated to Ford Fiesta ST owners and enthusiasts. If you Google "Fiesta St front suspension noise" you will get 100's of results. Hi all, I would greatly appreciate any help in resolving this issue. Recently have noticed an occasional clunking noise when I brake. I'd pop off the wheel and make sure that the slider pins are fully tightened (under the plastic caps). Senior Member. Members. T. … My new ST has an intermittent loud tapping noise coming from the dash that appears to be related to switching between vents, defrost, etc. I have a clunking/rattling noise from the rear right suspention when going over bumps. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Thread starter rpt50; Start date Dec 3, 2017; R. rpt50. There's a huge thread on it. ... For fans/owners of the Ford Fiesta ST. 13.0k. When i brake hard or hit a pot hole there's a loud clunking noise coming from the driver side front wheel, absolutely no noise/clunk from the passenger side. The problem is more noticeable when cornering right especially if driving over a bump. I have a clunking noise in the right rear of my 13' ST. Otherwise … It is a clunking noise found sometimes even when stopped but most often when driving at slow speeds. It seems louder than just the linkages moving but not loud enough to concern me yet. Answer: There are a lot of things that can cause a clunking noise when releasing the brakes like pad shift, loose or worn suspension parts, loose or worn caliper holders, etc. This is about a suspension thump noise at low speed on Fiesta ST's. I've made my clunk disappear multiple times, and it's always come back. Average failure mileage is 42,450 miles. Common issue. Messages 574 Likes 243 ... is any difference. It's a squeaky, clicking noise that repeats in quick succession and appears to be coming from the front of the car and stops when braking ceases. My brakes are usually a little "sqeaky" but not like the sqeaky noise they make when they are about to go bad. The sound may be coming from the dual mass flywheel. Also hear it when the front tires encounter a small bump like the end of the driveway or edge of the garage slab. Register for an ... Tapping/clunking noise in dash. I've got a MK7 Ford Fiesta Zetec S, and I have a really annoying clicking/clunking noise when I lightly press the brakes when travelling at slow speeds, between 1 - 35mph. can anyone help, on a 1997 ford fiesta when the hit the brake pedal i get a cluck sound from under the car, it only happenes when moving and seemd... Log in or Sign up. It's the AC blend door actuator. Clunking/popping noise?!? My impression is that the big difference between the ST and basic Fiesta steering systems are the knuckles and the tuning of the EPAS level of effort. It happens when the cars been parked for a bit and only at the first couple of brake pedal engagements. Online. Clunking/creaking from suspension or wheel area? They may sound similar but they are not the same or related. The only "clunking" I ever hear is my shifting in really low gears. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 6 of 6 Posts ... 2017. A little clunk when I apply the brakes and another clunk when I release them. Fwiw, I have heard the clunk in my FiST's suspension as well. 138. Home Forums > Cars > Car Repairs / Maintenance > ... even when moving forwards and i hit the brake it will clunk, then stops until i pick up speed again now the test will be to locate the issue j77drs, 20 May … I am having "clunking" noise coming from front tire (not sure which one) while backing out of my parking spot every morning only with steering wheel turned almost full clock (Eg, i'm backing out and turning my steering wheel at the same time). My car has an automatic transmission. had the car for about 6months now. It is a click aswell and not a clunk - if you know what i mean! Ok, minor update, checked all the lug nuts, they were all plenty tight. Car makes a clicking noise everytime the brakes are applied. We offer one of the largest collection of Fiesta ST related news, gallery and technical articles. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Focus ST Brakes. Doesn't happen often enough to tell if it happens at a certain speed, going round a bend, etc. Created Nov 8, 2013. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, racing, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, … My car has 86500 miles. My new ST has an intermittent loud tapping noise coming from the dash that appears to be related … I just replaced my strut tower brace with the updated brace in the ST, new ST strut mounts, and new strut bearings; so far at ~300 miles, it's holding, but I don't know how much longer it will continue. The noise started before I lowered it. I never noticed the RMM clunk, but I've already replaced it with the Cobb unit. The 2011 Ford Fiesta has 4 problems reported for repeating clunking sounds when turning steering wheel. I'll double check all the lug nuts in the morning. Apr 18, 2019 #1. I drive the car to work and back each day (5 miles in total) and the odd other journey. If the sound is coming from when you release of the clutch pedal to engage the next gear. CXR | Wilwood | Cobb | Boomba | Breedt | OCD, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Check for "debris" BETWEEN the rotor hat and the axle hub. I'm picking up in the next days, but I'm almost sure that it was the brakes, since when applying light pressure on the brake pedal, the clunking would go away, was either the caliper or even the brake pads within the bracket that would cause the clunks, dealer couldn't replicate the sound unfortunately. It is a clunking noise found sometimes even when stopped but most often when driving at slow speeds. You must log in or register to reply here. ie: the slower I go, the slower the clunk is. I'll double check all the lug nuts in the morning. help … And the two curly que looking bits nearest the hub should be fully seated and pushed to the outside of the wheel. Pressure on pedal does not to seem to matter and it … There's a TSB out for it. Steering shaft u-joint clunk ..... Thread starter scotman; Start date Apr 18, 2019; scotman. Fiesta ST Forum is the premier Fiesta ST community. Messages 62 Likes 18 Location Atlanta. Any questions, feel free to ask. Apparently this is very common with the ford transmission. In the last day or two it has developed a quiet but detectable noise that seems to occur only when braking at low speed. Dec 3, 2017 #1. I recommend having the brakes checked ASAP if you just started hearing this nose. It's a Saab 900S 2.0 1997 convertible, 57000 miles The ends of the clip (long side) should be on the OUTSIDE of the caliper. Question: I hear a loud clunking noise when I release my brakes. JavaScript is disabled. ... Other than the the only noise I ever hear is after I let the car sit for a day or so and I go to drive it. My theory is that the engine is shifting maybe because of the weak motor mount and when it does the clutch or drive system is either elongated or shortened and is not operating at optimal length causing some kind of clunking noise. But, it's easy to not install them correctly. Just rolled past 500 miles. If you don't have this noise its really hard to describe but its like the suspension hitting the bump stop. (Not wheel and rotor). Tires, Chasis, Brakes & Suspension. Doesn't appear to hurt anything, but it's bugging the hell out of me because I can't find what it is. When changing gears there is a clunk when the shifter goes into gear. Join. Hi, any advice appreciated. We’re the premiere Ford Focus ST forum with discussions on the 2013+ Focus ST. 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