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Knocking noise from rear when hand brake applied.

This noise occurs each time i take car out, or when left stood for a while, i apply handgrake and hear a loud thump from under car at rear, any ideas. the car is a 98 terzo 3 turbo

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I recently had 4 tyres fittede and tyre company had crossed threaded one stud so forcing brake disc to be loose, hence when handbrake applied got thump from brake area.

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