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When you push your prius while it's in neutral, does it make clicking sounds?

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Posted by Gon Yi on December 30, 2015, 11:12 pm
 
I just have my front brake serviced and noticed the MPG went down a lot and requires me to step on accelerator more. So, I set it to neutral and pushed it, I hear some sorta clicking sounds from the front. Is this normal?

Posted by Le Forgeron on December 31, 2015, 10:03 pm
 
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Le 31/12/2015 00:12, Gon Yi a écrit :

Clicking front... 2 usual causes (irrelevant of prius or not):
* you get a long screw/nail/bolt/whatever metal object lost on road in
a tire, but instead of piercing it, it was included in the tire itself.
* a ball or cylinder of the ball-bearing is dead.

For former, visual & tactile inspection of each tire, full 360°.

For later, raise the vehicle and get the wheel on manual rotation (by
hand), and listen.
Might also detect brake behing applied to the wheel or warped disc.


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