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Anti lock brakes activate and make loud rubbing and clicking noise on normal stops on cold days (less than 40 degrees).

When the anti locks activate the make a loud clicking sound and a louder rubbing sound that you can feel on the passenger side. The problem disappears after the car warms up. Dealership said the problem could be a sensor, but they didn't know which one (only that one of them was a lot more expensive than the other). Since the problems goes away after the car warms up, they didn't think it was anything to worry about. What really is causing this noise and how is it fixed?

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If the issue goes away when the car is hot, then it's likely not a sensor issue. Check the brake caliper for free moving and check the caliper's pistons to make sure they aren't seized.
Check the condition of the brake disk and pads.

Posted on Nov 04, 2012

Testimonial: "This actually makes more sense than the sensor thing. We'll have our mechanic check this; however, this almost sounds too good to be true. I guess I would have assumed that the dealership would have checked these things, but I don't know whether they did or didn't. This condition only takes place when it gets colder. We never have this problem in the warmer months."

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    Jamie Alton Nov 04, 2012

    i'm happy you found that useful. Did you fix your issue?

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