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Vw golf mk 4

Hi, when i drive my golf and push the brakes on and off in quike secestion there is like a clunking noise which can felt though the stering wheel and the brake pedal almost feels like the calerper is trying to follow the wheel around and then clunks back in to position .. any idears?? steve

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  • 6884steves Oct 02, 2008

    thanks for the reply, took it to get looked at today and the bottom arm on the drivers side was hanging off almost all fixed now for a little under £40 quid

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Hello Steve!

Sounds like your control arm bushings are worn, which allows the control arm to move too much during loading and making this noise.

May also be a result of play in one of the shafts CV joints but is less likely.

If it's a CV joint then you should feel/hear something similar when accelerating in lower gears and lifting the throttle quickly­­...

Hope this helps!

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