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I’ve just had my BMW X6 serviced. They stated that my four brake pads are between 5.6 mm and 9mm and that BMW recommends changing them at 5mm. What is the legal requirement for changing them as opposed...
My wife's MINI has just failed the MoT as the rear brake pads were worn to 2mm. Is this normal? We have had the car from new and it is just three years old having done 13900 miles. I am struggling to understand...
I took my Mazda MX-5 in for a service recently. When paying for the service, I was told that the pads were 90 per cent worn and the discs had a lip, so they required changing at the same time. Being surprised...
My Mazda 6 is just under three years old with 24,000 miles on the clock. I was told that the pads and discs need to be replaced all round. My first service at 7200 miles noted 8mm on the pads, the second...
We've had a reoccurring brake wear issue with pads and drums on our Isuzu D-Max (changed four times between March 2016 and December 2017. The vehicle is used on a farm for average off-road (not excessive...
I can't find anywhere that sells front brake pads for my Nissan Navara. I would prefer to get better than standard, as they are rubbish and have not lasted much more than 10,000 miles. None of the big...
I bought a 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class not too long ago. I've since discovered the brake discs and pads were subject to concern on a previous MoT. With thenext MoT coming up, the main dealer is asking me...
I recently took our 2015 Volkswagen Sharan for its 38,000 mile service at a Volkswagen garage. The car has been carefully driven, but Volkswagen reported that the pads and discs need changing 'immediately'...
 

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