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Re: Sanding brake discs
When I had my last MOT the examiner said he cannot fail the discs if the braking test passed it, even if they are rusty!
That's not strictly true,for a disc to fail on corrosion it has to be deemed to be unsafe,i.e very heavily pitted and likely to fail under heavy braking.Whether it passes or fails the brake test is irrelevant,it is just down to actual condition of the disc.
The pass standard is pretty awful here,I once had my wrists slapped for failing a (what I considered to be) badly corroded disc.
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo