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#1 Max

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Posted 18 June 2008 - 03:06 PM

I bought my 05 Fiesta just over two weeks ago, however a grinding noise emits from the front of the car whenever the brakes are applied. I checked the receipts left in the glove box and the pads were replaced last November, so that kinda rules the pads out. Anyone have any ideas? I was thinking it could be a stone stuck in between the pad and the disk.

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#2 Steve

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Posted 18 June 2008 - 04:59 PM

only way you can tell is to take the wheel off and have a good look at the pad

does it tell you the milage when they were done?

Also a stone would score the disks.. so worth checking that too

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Posted 20 July 2008 - 04:14 PM

An even easier way is if you have alloys, look how far the caliper is away from the inside of the alloy, it's a rough guess but obviously the closer they are to the alloy the more material u have left on the pad!
best bet, just whip the wheel off and look!


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