Front brake shoes are sometimes attached to the calipers by "spring clips" and these can rust and break causing your pads to "float". Sometimes calipers get rusty or pitted on the hydraulic shaft and don't retrack smoothly when you let go of the brakes. This is more noticeable if the pads are well worn. The same happens with the rear shoes. If they are well worn, there is a lot of dust in the vicinity and it can foul your automatic adjusters so the shoes aren't close to the drums and you hear noises. If the noise can be localized to one wheel and the pads are OK, then you might need a new caliper.
A car that is in good running condition should not make a clunking noise. If a person pushes the gas and brake pedal at the same time causing a car to make a clunking noise, that is an indication of stain on the motor.
it could be that your brake discs are completely warped. so you might just need brake repairs made on your vehicle.
Check you E-Stop Brake on the rear.
bad cv joint, bad wheel bearing or suspension or brake problems
probably your rearend
You need struts
A clunking noise, when you put your car into gear, is most likely caused by a bad u-joint. A problem in the transmission can also cause the noise.
If there is a clunking noise on a 1991 Firebird Formula 5.0 when going below 30 mph, and the clunking noise does not happen when the clutch is depressed, it is probably a problem with the flywheel. The flywheel moves freely when the clutch is depressed. When the clutch is not depressed, it could be that something is rubbing on the flywheel, like the clutch plate.
It could be a uneven brake pad due to a warped rotor or it could be a missing spring between the two brake pads that holds them together or a missing noise surpressor between the caliper and the brake pad.
brakes are need to be replace
Wheel bearings or u joints
It sure does . Almost like a rod knock . But with a crack flex plate if you press and hold the brake pedel and step on the gas pedel just a little the noise goes away .. With a rod knock the noise gets louder and faster as you step on the gas..
loose or bad u joints.
Sounds like your ball joints are shot. Could also be your axles. I had the same noise, clunking when i turned and it turned out to be my axles. Check the boots to see if they are ripped.
When you turn the wheel, or while you drive?
Vibration, Clunking noise, starter not working correctly.
Probably the U-joints.
most probably the early warning sensors on the front brake pads, letting you know it"s time to change your front brake pads.
If there is a clunking noise coming from the front of your car or truck, it could very well be the rotors. When rotors get worn, the warning sign is the clunk. It lets you know it's time to replace the rotors. If the noise is from engine compartment, listen for valve knock or sticky valve lifters or rocker arms at the valve covers. At the lower end of the engine, where the lowest pulley is, listen for water pump and main bearing clicks. On the alternator, listen for bearing failure. All components should emit a faint whir or rotation noise when working properly.
You can tell if the transmission, in your 1998 Chevy Malibu, is going bad. If there is a whining or clunking noise. The transmission might cause your engine to install when you are stopped with your foot on the brake.