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Why Brakes Click When Changing Direction

Wondering why your brakes click? If you just changed your pads and rotors and every time you change direction from forward to reverse there is a clicking noise coming from the brake, then most likely it’s hardware clips.


Most modern cars have an anchor bracket style caliper that uses stainless steel clips to load the pads in a certain direction. These clips are spring steel and can wear out.

Be sure to lubricate the clips with a high performance synthetic brake lubricant. This will avoid any clicking. PowerStop brake pads come with the hardware and lubricant necessary to make any brake job easy, without having to go to the parts store.


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