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#1 of 8 BRAKE ISSUES / CLICKING NOISE WHEN BACKING UP ??
Oct 02, 2007 (7:39 pm)
I HAVE A 06 SCION XB AND LIKE 2 MONTHS AGO I'V BEEN HEARING A LOUD CLICKING NOISE COMING FROM MY BRAKES I TOOK IT TO THE DEALER 4 TIMES AND ALONG WITH THIS BRAKE PROBLEM I HAVE A STATIC PROBLEM ALWAYS GETTING SCHOCKED WHICH IS A PAIN IN MY REAR WHEN I GET OUT!!!! WELL I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ELSE HAS THESE PROBLEMS 1. IS THE BRAKING WHEN I REVERSE THE BRAKE PADS SLIDE BACK AND FORTH SO THEY MAKE A LOUD ANNOYING CLICKING SOUND I TOOOK IT TO THE DEALER AND THEY SAID THAT ALL TOYOTAS HAVE FREE FLOATING BRAKE PADS WHICH THIS NOISE IS NORMAL, MIND THAT MY PADS ARE AT 75% NEW AND THEY SAID THAT I WOULD HAVE TO REPLACE THEM IF I WANT THE NOISE TO BE GONE BUT I TOLD THEM TO GO TO HELL I JUST BOUGHT THIS CAR AND I SHOULD NOT HAVE THIS PROBLEM SO PLEASE SOMEONE TELL ME THEY HAVE THIS PROBLEM TO TO SEE IF THIS IS A DEFECT IN THESE CARS. 2. THE STATIC PROBLEM WAS ALSO TAKEN TO THE ATT. OF THE DELEAR THEY TOLD ME TO CARRY A BOTTLE OF CLING WITH ME I DID AND IT LAST LIKE A WEEK AND THEN SAME PROBLEN HAPPENS OVER AND OVER AGIAN WELL THIS SUCKS I PAID THIS CAR OFF ALREADY AND I DONT WANT TO HAVE TO DEAL WITH STATIC AND BRAKE NOISE FOR EVER AND PUT BRAKE PADS ON EVERY 6MONTHS TO STOP THIS NOISE SO I HOPE SOMEONE IS OUT THERE THAT HAS THIS PROBLEM SO WE CAN CONTACT CORPRATE OFFICE ......
Oct 03, 2007 (7:27 pm)
I, too, have an annoying issue. It's when people type all in caps.
#3 of 8 how do you remove rear hub to inspect shoes
Nov 01, 2007 (4:54 pm)
I have 120k miles on my 2005 XB and I have a noise coming from the vehicle rear end. it sounds like I am riding in a big tire 4wheel drive truck. I am trying to pull the hubs to inspect shoes and I can't remove help
#4 of 8 BRAKE ISSUES / CLICKING NOISE
Mar 31, 2008 (6:19 am)
I have this clicking noise too with my 05 scion xb. I just had the hardware kit and drum brakes replaces and I am still having the noise so I am pissed. I am talking it BACK to the repair shop to have them look at it again. I will keep anyone who is interested updated on this.
#5 of 8 Re: BRAKE ISSUES / CLICKING NOISE [loganrayne]
Aug 17, 2008 (9:49 pm)
I don't know if anyone is still reading this but I had the same problem with my 2006.5 xB. My front brake pad would clunk when ever I reversed and my pads needed to be replaced after only 12,000 miles. The Dealership took care of it. They replaced the pads and resurfaced the rotors all under warranty. I think they put in the wrong pads at the factory but I'm not sure. But at least they took care of it.
#6 of 8 Scion XB 2008
Feb 05, 2010 (4:12 pm)
We have a Scion XB 2008 and have had to replace the right rear brake pads. A Scion dealer just told us that an ABS sensor chip has failed. We have only 44,000 miles on this car. Is this indicative of more brake problems on Toyota cars?
#7 of 8 Re: Scion XB 2008 [ghofeling]
Mar 26, 2011 (10:04 am)
no, it sounds like you are being taken advantage of, because who replaces only the right rear pads? nonsense. Also, brake pads are ONLY even sold as a set to fully service both sides.
There is an ABS speed sensor in the rear wheels of an 08 scion.. although i could not imagine it failing already unless the wiring was damaged, or something. Did you hit anything or have a dumb mech mess with it prior to this? I see human error cause this issue a lot.
#8 of 8 Re: how do you remove rear hub to inspect shoes [greg2go]
May 24, 2011 (10:37 am)
This sounds like a bad wheel bearing. I had the same problem in my '05 xB. It's not a very difficult fix and you can even do it yourself if you are mechanically inclined. However, it does take quite a bit of hammering to get the rear brake drum off.