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Re: What's the scariest car failure you've had while driving?
I remember driving my then future Brother in law home one Sunday evening after a friend had put new discs and brake pads on for me the day before so i thought every thing would be ok as he had done that type of job many times before but around half a mile down the road when i could smell something burning and suddenly i heard a car horn so i pulled over and so did the other guy that was driving behind me who then was at the side of my car telling me to get out quick which i did only to see my near side front brake disc glowing bright orange
and my wheel trim melted to my wheel and the smell was awful
The next day i got my friend to have a look at it and then he admitted that the brake was binding a bit when he replaced every thing
so i told him he better get it sorted as god knows if that front tyre had blown what would of happened .
Currently in IT66's garage:
Hyundai Accent 1.5 CDX ..,1998 ,1.6 Megane Rte 8v gone but not forgotten.