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I recently had the brakes serviced on my Zafira and ended up having new discs on the front and new pads all round.

£300 later and my car was far worse and frankly dangerous to drive. Returned the car to the garage(a Vauxhall garage) several times to no avail.

Wrote to Vauxhall customer service to no avail either. The garage eventually admitted the brakes were not of the quality of the originals as they were too expensive.

Are you aware of second fit cheaper brakes as recomended by manufacturers, and what do you suggest I do to get the real brakes fitted?

Asked on 4 May 2011 by adrian morgan

Answered by Honest John
Depends on what you signed for. If you signed for a cheap fix, you got it. If you simply asked for the work and the garage chose the cheap fix then you probably have a remedy.

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