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Nissan NP 200 brake caliper rattle

My vehicle is quite new, 3500 kms, I am a farmer and have to use a dirt road between my farm and town. On dirt roads the front discs rattle audibly, I have taken the front wheels off and found that the noise comes from the floating callipers, which are quite loose when moved by hand. There is no noise when the brakes are applied, but start to rattle as soon as pressure is released. It seems to me that there is too much play between the brake pad and disc. I returned the vehicle to the agents who stated that the grease being used on the pins locating the floating calliper was too thin, and replaced the grease with a heavier grease. Problem has not been solved. I have owned many cars and pickups with disc brakes, but I have nor seen floating callipers this loose ! Surely it cannot be a design feature? Can you help ? John Bosman

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Replace the rubber brake hose going to caliper, do both sides. Your problem will be solved

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make sure your e-brake isn't on.

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Sounds like your master cyllinder has died.

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replace the brakes hose and master clyinder there is also a metering valve and possably a porpationing valve just below the master clyinder connected to the same lines replace them too should solve all problems

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Hi could somebody advise on the following i have steering judder on my 05 focus it has had 2 sets of discs and pads fitted within 2000 mile interval it seems to go away at first but returns soon after all things related done properly i.e. cleaning faces and using copperslip etc please advise if you have any ideas.

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