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Re: wierd brakes after repair
just had a talk with them today. they claim they did road test the car and that the problem is properly because it now has new calipers.
anyway tried to push the pedal down and use the hand brake, it still feels strange. also tried it the other way around. but no change.
i had a look at my weights on the rims, they have clear marks that the caliper is touching them.
anyway complained quite a bit and they will take it back and correct it they say. however i immagine they will just bleed the system and use a grinder on the calipers to keep them free of the weights.
i should never have gone into that garage.
DO NOT let them attack your calipers with a grinder. If the old calipers cleared the wheel weights on your car then the new calipers WILL. Something is serious wrong and could be potentionaly disasterous
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