Ask a Question

Ask Honest John

Most recently answered brakes questions
My 2008 Volkswagen Tiguan with 39,500 on the clock had a service and MoT in July at the Volkswagen dealership from which it was bought. The report said that it needs four new brake discs at a cost of £500...
I own a 2004 Mercedes-Benz E220 CDi Classic. It has 130,000 miles on the clock. Just a couple of weeks ago, a warning appeared on the dash: ‘Service Brake! Visit Workshop'. I visited my regular Mercedes-Benz...
The ABS light on my Peugeot 307 has come on. I can also hear a tinny sound when driving, any idea what’s the fault?
I have a two-year old Nissan Qashqai, 11,500 miles, which was serviced today at a Nissan dealer. The garage say that the front discs need replacing as they are scored and will rust and that this is not...
You were kind enough to respond in December last year regarding our 2012 X3's rear rusty brake hubs. I was looking at an X reg BMW 5 series the other day and noticed the rear hubs were completely rust...
Last month I purchased a 2002 Volvo V70 auto (127,000 miles) from a local dealer. After a few weeks of running the car I noticed some brake fading, so had it checked at my local garage. I have now been...
The brake calipers of my Volvo XC60 are heavily discoloured and corroding, particularly those on the front. The car is only seven months old and I've owned it since new. This is my sixth Volvo and I've...
My daughter’s 2012 Skoda Citigo recently developed steering wheel judder when braking. She took it to a Skoda dealer who charged her £189 to replace pads and brake discs. The mechanic said that the discs...
My Transit van recently had its 120,000 mile service and MoT by a local Ford agent. The garage fitted new rear wheel cylinders because the old ones were leaking. However, after 600 miles, my brakes failed...
I have owned my 2000 Toyota Yaris Verso [119,000 miles] from new. It has always been serviced at the recommended intervals by either franchised dealers or trusted independents. Just lately, when applying...
 

Value my car