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Re: Has anyone had this happen to them?
Never happened to me thank goodness!
Here is a tip for you - I find out and write down the official part numbers for service items like brake pads and discs for my car. You can usually do this by going through the service history receipts.
I then do a search on
for that part number and subscribe to alerts for that search.
Now and again you get sellers who seem to buy up old stock of parts and you can often find genuine pads for about £15 a set (my car is a 55 reg).
So over time I stock up on genuine Renault parts like brake pads for less than you can buy cheap aftermarket bits for.
I would rather use genuine parts and £15 compared to dealer prices is a no brainer.
"Loose lips sink ships"
Dealer prices from now on!
Please take the time to enter your vehicle details in the "What's current in your garage?" box.
To do this:
Hover over the "TOOLS" tab at the top of the page
> then in the dropdown click on "User Dashboard"
> click on "Edit Your Details" at the top Left hand side.
> scroll down to the "What's current in your garage?" box and enter your vehicle details.
> Once the details are entered scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes"
Currently in TTT's garage:
2001 Renault Laguna II 1.9dCi Dynamique Sport Tourer