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Re: Unusual brake wear on Espace

Agree with that, what you've pictured is common on a lot of cars, I guess the car has been sitting idle a while, the discs have rusted, then instead of the pads polishing the disc up again, the rust has abraded the pads unevenly, so they're not contacting the discs properly now?
New discs and pads are the only answer, they don't look too bad yet and would probably (?) pass an MOT like that, although they will only get worse.
It may be regarded as bad driving, but I do think that braking hard, now and again, does help to keep the discs shiny.
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