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1.8-TDCi

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  1. Help! Repairs required??

    I have a 2003 Ford Focus TDCi Just had my Focus back from the main dealer, and after a visual health check they have found a few faults. The main one is "o/s/r and n/s/r trailing arm bush split" which according to them is a MOT failure. They quoted £382 to fix this (labour and parts included). My focus had its annual full service at my usual independent garage, and they said the bushes were split but thats a common issue and he's never had to change them. Is it really an MOT failure and is the price expensive? Not sure who's right - the independent garage or main dealer?? The other issue is with the brake disc's - they need replaced. They have quoted £207 for front and £212 for back (parts and labour included). Thats £420 in total . I know they need done, but is this price excessive? Anyone able to help? Cheers.