Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 25
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 61,234, Level: 76
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 416
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    1,738
    Points
    61,234
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 216
    Given: 2

    Any car mechanics out there?

    Cyclonefanatics are the source of all knowledge, so I'm hoping there might be car expert among you all who can help me with a car problem.

    I have a 2000 Honda Accord with a regular knocking sound in the back that speeds up as the car goes faster. As soon as press down on the brake (even very lightly) the knocking sound disappears, and then it immediately comes back the second I take my foot off the brake. Anyone have a diagnosis?



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,286, Level: 95
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 764
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,505
    Points
    94,286
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,408
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    That hooker in the trunk might have something to do with it.


    Creator of "Niang-ing."

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 193,338, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveVeteran
    cmjh10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Iowa Falls
    Posts
    12,757
    Points
    193,338
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,676
    Given: 8,076

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Just turn the radio up


    ***Official Unofficial Spokesman of Cyclone Fanatic.***


    ​Least favorite poster: JHUNSY


  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 84,777, Level: 90
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 773
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    erikbj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    hiawatha, ia
    Posts
    6,796
    Points
    84,777
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 862
    Given: 256

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Drive shaft? Sounds familiar when mine went out in my car



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 945,051, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    64,765
    Points
    945,051
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,153
    Given: 6,958

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    The Telltale Brakes?


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 239,443, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    16,870
    Points
    239,443
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,666
    Given: 1,527

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    You could just constantly ride your brakes...


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,286, Level: 95
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 764
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,505
    Points
    94,286
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,408
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Drive shaft? Sounds familiar when mine went out in my car
    Accord is FWD. Said it was coming from the back. I'm guessing wheel bearing.


    Last edited by Die4Cy; 02-16-2014 at 08:12 PM.
    Creator of "Niang-ing."

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 143,411, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    iahawkhunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Huxley, IA
    Posts
    2,878
    Points
    143,411
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 101

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Quote Originally Posted by Die4Cy View Post
    That hooker in the trunk might have something to do with it.


    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    [Anything] is easy if you are content to suck at it.

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 66,985, Level: 80
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,065
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonesrule91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Waukee
    Posts
    5,018
    Points
    66,985
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 300

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Not a driveshaft on a front wheel drive vehicle...unless you're missing the ...

    Obviously something to do with the brakes most likely. Does it have drum brakes or disc?



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 66,985, Level: 80
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,065
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonesrule91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Waukee
    Posts
    5,018
    Points
    66,985
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 300

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    and can you further explain the knocking sound? Usually when the pads are about gone on a disc brake you will hear squealing or grinding when pads are gone, but knocking would tell me the car has drum brakes and one of the tension springs came off. Need more information



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 25,431, Level: 48
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 119
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    cloneluke80's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    1,729
    Points
    25,431
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 123

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    i had this on an 03 honda element, turned out one of the back brake pads separated from the pad plate. pull off the wheel and u might be able to see without pulling off the caliper. Other guess is rattling exhaust or bearing

    fyi , i work on software/computers, not cars for a living



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 270,854, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    19,926
    Points
    270,854
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,484
    Given: 163

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Clear all the ice from around the wheel well if you haven't. Mine was causing something that sounded like this.


    The Official Paul Rhode's Salt Truck Driver.

  13. #13
    Prospect
    Points: 6,098, Level: 23
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 452
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    bkassel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    columbia, mo
    Posts
    66
    Points
    6,098
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 4

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    hub bearing assembly or drum brake (assuming it is a drum)

    best to get that looked at. your wheel (rim and tire) can and will fall off if you don't take care of it. (ask me how I know)


    i have a lot of beliefs and i live by none of them - louis ck

  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,286, Level: 95
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 764
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,505
    Points
    94,286
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,408
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    Accord was available with drum brakes in 2000. Now that I think about it that sounds most likely.


    Creator of "Niang-ing."

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 61,234, Level: 76
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 416
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    1,738
    Points
    61,234
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 216
    Given: 2

    Re: Any car mechanics out there?

    The knocking sounds like someone knocking on the door. It speeds up and slows down as the car speeds up and slows down. But it continues whether or not I press on the accelerator. As soon as I press on the brake pedal, even very lightly, it stops and then it starts again as soon as I take my foot off the brake.

    The rear brakes are disc, not drum, but I'm thinking it has to be something associated with the brakes.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 10, 2016
  • 08:00 PM