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Brake clicking on initial application


Vehicle Information: Model: 911 Carrera; Year: 1989; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.2; Total Mileage: 80000;

Brakes and rotors replaced 8 months ago with Porsche parts by my local shop. Since the replacement, brakes feel normal but produce a clicking or snapping sound on initial light-medium brake applications, both in forward and reverse. This can be felt very, very faintly in the pedal. My shop has tried different pads, with anti seize, without anti seize, checked the calipers etc,to no avail. I also had the local Porsche dealer look at it for a second opinion. Consensus is, the brakes are fine and exactly as they should be, but the pads are shifting in the caliper upon initial application of the brakes and should go away over time. It has been 8 months with no reduction in the noise. Is this indeed normal? The noise is very noticable, comes from all 4 wheels although primarily the fronts, and was not there prior to the pad change. The braking action is perfect so replacing calipers seems unnecessary, but would like your experience.Thank you,John Schramm

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