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Re: Rear brake pad replacement problem Help
It's worth asking. These can be turned with sharp nosed pliers or a big screwdriver but they can just turn without the push. So could be just a mechanic who's always done em like that and been lucky.
Being cynical, do you know and trust the garage ??
Nice earner to charge a punter 100 quid plus labour a side for caliper change when they are getting them for 50 !
Which may be going too far as a comment but it happens.
As a minimum I'd shop around for prices for a caliper and pad change.
Currently in Dancingdad's garage:
Qashqai 1.6 spark driven, Kia Sedona 2.9 TDI, Scenic II 15DCi 2004 (SORN) not quite RIP.