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---https://youtu.be/eKDFfdwZcV0 This is the video showing how the clicking noise happens when I hit the brake.

I heard clicking noise on the driver side when brake is applied at low speed. I took my car to toyota dealer yesterday. The mechanic told me "it is the brake pad shifting in the caliper. It is normal and designed on purpose. Many toyota cars will have this noise. New brake pads won't have it until its 3-4k miles".
The noise was annoyed. I am now afraid to hit the brake (just don't want to hear the noise :crying).
If anyone got the similar issue and know how to fix it. Please let me know!

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I bought a new Rav4 2017 and have the same issue. I hear a weird sound when I take off the foot slowly from the brake and shift it to accelarator and also while backing the car. My car is a week old and have only 55 miles on it. Is this NORMAL or anything to worry about ? Pls give some suggestions. Thank you.
 

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Rav4 2013 clicking noise when brake - YouTube

---https://youtu.be/eKDFfdwZcV0 This is the video showing how the clicking noise happens when I hit the brake.

I heard clicking noise on the driver side when brake is applied at low speed. I took my car to toyota dealer yesterday. The mechanic told me "it is the brake pad shifting in the caliper. It is normal and designed on purpose. Many toyota cars will have this noise. New brake pads won't have it until its 3-4k miles".
The noise was annoyed. I am now afraid to hit the brake (just don't want to hear the noise :crying).
If anyone got the similar issue and know how to fix it. Please let me know!

Thank you

I bought a new Rav4 2017 and have the same issue. I hear a weird sound when I take off the foot slowly from the brake and shift it to accelarator and also while backing the car. My car is a week old and have only 55 miles on it. Is this NORMAL or anything to worry about ? Pls give some suggestions. Thank you.
I have a 2015 XLE with 20K miles on it - I have never heard any such noises coming from the brakes or anywhere else on my RAV! Take it to another dealership, or better yet a brake specialist and get it diagnosed ASAP.
 

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It is only normal if you ask them to fix it. If you heard that on a test drive, would you buy the car? No, of course not. So in reality it is not normal.
 

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I have 2 rav4s - 2016 XLE, 2017 Hybrid Limited and no noise at all. These are driven highway, city so get some mileage. I have never heard of a brake pad shifting. It should be riding along a simple rail and moves in and out as the caliper pushes on it. Get a second opinion.

I went into a Chevy dealer for a recall many years ago. I am not a mechanic but do most of my own maintenance and repair. He tried to tell me my differential fluids need changing . I told him I just replaced the front, intermediate and rear differential fluid. He said nothing and gave me my truck.

There are some dealers that want to avoid doing the required work. Once in a while I throw out a question to a mechanic to test their knowledge. I have a pretty good dealership near me and happy with so far. They installed an OEM hitch and did a fantastic job. Elmhurst Toyota
 

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I have a 2015 Rav4 with 20,000 miles. No brake noise. I rotated my tires and lubricated the caliper pins since the tires were off. Take your vehicle to someone else and have it checked out. You don't want to ignore brake noise.
 

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Noticed a very similar sound after doing my first brake job on my 13. It would usually only do it when going into reverse or drive for the first time of the day it seemed like. Got annoyed/concerned and inspected. I had one pad hardware clip in a spot that didn't match with the rest of the wheels. Swapped it around, noise seems to be gone. Check it out, see if that's not it.
 
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