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Thumping noise when apply brakes 1990 Accord

I have a 1990 Honda Accord. When I apply the brakes, I hear a thump-thump-thump noise. As the car slows down, the thumping slows down. The noise seems to be coming from the front of the car. I checked the front disc brakes, and the pads and discs look fine. Could the thumping be related to weak CV joints or some other suspension problem?

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  • marshunter Nov 21, 2008

    Abucanear, I believe you are right that it is the CV axle because I eliminated all the other possible causes of that noise. Is it difficult to replace the cv axles?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    When braking right front tire seems to be bumping brakes seem to be working fine only when slowing down

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Yes my cv axles had to be replace cause of the same thing but when you replace one side you need to do the other side at the same time cause when 1 goes bad the other is not that far behind . i know from experience

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