Clunk in the rear end when getting in.

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by magnumrtawd, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. magnumrtawd

    magnumrtawd Member

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    After my 2010 Pri sets over night. When I get in the car I hear a loud clunk in the rear end that sounds like frozen brake drums breaking loose. What could this be?? Its summer in Ohio.
     
  2. xliderider

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    It's the rear pads breaking free from the rear brake rotors. Our Prius always does it after being parked overnight after being washed and parked with wet rotors.

    Sem my 535
     
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    Mine did it too. After I started using the parking brake it stopped doing it.
     
  4. magnumrtawd

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    Kind of strange. In 67years this is the first car to do that. And,I have had several with rear disk brakes!
     
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    Are you parked on a bit of slope? And parking brake set but not too tight?
     
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