NowForThe5th wrote:Being able to feel the "thump" through the brake pedal suggests that it's being transferred via the hydraulic lines and is more likely to be in the brake system somewhere, rather than the more usual culprits like loose suspension or steering components.
Longranger1 wrote:Original brake pads or aftermarket?
There is some rubbish out there that are dimensionally poorly made. These have excessive movement and can cause symptoms you describe.
NowForThe5th wrote:Broken rear brake shoe, mount or slave cylinder.
Be careful taking the vehicle to the mechanic. If whatever is broken or loose gives way completely you may have seriously reduced braking ability. Although it identified the area of the problem, your little off-road jaunt was probably ill-advised in a vehicle with a suspected fault, especially when you'd already booked in to the mechanic.
NowForThe5th wrote:Good to hear the brakes will be sorted.
Pedders? That will be expensive. I bet that they'll find something wrong with the brakes.
RHKTriton wrote:I'm wondering whether the abs unit is probably the culprit?
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