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Old 03-26-2005, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thump when brakes applied????

Just recently when i apply the brakes in makes a small thump and pulls to the left. anybody experince this before? Could it be a sticky caliper? Any ideas would help. thanks

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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

check your ball joints my truck is doing the same
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

I have the same symptoms.I suspect the sticky caliper also.Thump only happens when applying the brakes and will shift from front to rear whenever I apply the brakes.Only one thump and then it is gone,apply brakes one thump a little shake and a pull.
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

I'm thinking Sway Bar on my 01!
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

On Both my 01 and my friends 00 F350 it was a ball joint.








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Old 03-27-2005, 08:55 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

Ball Joint....mine did too.. ONE THUMP... thats it. Then if you accelerate or go a bit farther,,, then hit the brake again, thump/ or CLunk,,, whichever ya want to call it.Really when you go in to fix it/fix them.. replace all four...not alot more work,,and they all are close to being bad if one is probably.
Saves tearing it down again later.
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

I have that same "thump" when I apply my brakes. Same symptoms. I have checked my ball joints (greasable), and they are very tight and have no wear. Any follow ups or information on the caliper sticking would be helpful. I don't have any knoledge on brake units and diagnosing, but would like to find out how to check these things. Thanks, Bob
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Mine doesn't pull left or right and it "sounds" Feels like right under my feet!! Truck's in ther shop right now for other reasons!!
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Yep. Feels like its right underneath the floorboard. I'm getting that too. Let me know if you find anything out. Thanks, Bob
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

I found mine. its the crossover bar that hooks to the pitman arm. i think i am going to have to replace the rod . doestn look likr that ball joint comes out. Doesnt look hard just alot of money for the part. everything else is tight.
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

Think I"ll bump this back to the top as I have the same noise under my floorboard. All along I was thinking it was my Sway bar also but after reading this I'm checking balljoints and bar conneted to pitman.
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Re: Thump when brakes applied????

I think that I have seen posts in the Excursion side that said the fix was taking out the drive shaft and greasing the the shafts that it slides onto. I was going to do it next chace I had. Also check the sway bar end link bushing 10-20 dollars and 30mins. I hear that it helps a lot to. On my truck it connect beneath the drivers feet.

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