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By StupidCar - / Saturday 7 February 2009 20:56 / United States
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If you went to a cheap shop, this is a valuable lesson on why it's a cheap shop. Try to get your money back, or put a stop payment on it at the bank if you used credit cards or checks. Be sure to call your car's company and ask for qualified shops around your area. Sometimes the dealership charges more, but qualified repair shops might charge less and use qualified parts for your car. Also, if you did go to a qualified shop, and you don't get your money back, then be sure to call them and report

I just replaced my brakes and rotors on my own...It cost me around $75 and took about 30 minutes...buy the "Haynes Manual" for your particular make and model (they are available at Advanced Auto, etc.) for about $25 dollars. This book will save you THOUSANDS over the years from avoiding circumstances like the one you are in. You will also learn how to fix it next time AND you can help your friends/girlfriends out if they need it...BTW my father was a mechanic for 20+ years and this is the best

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If you went to a cheap shop, this is a valuable lesson on why it's a cheap shop. Try to get your money back, or put a stop payment on it at the bank if you used credit cards or checks. Be sure to call your car's company and ask for qualified shops around your area. Sometimes the dealership charges more, but qualified repair shops might charge less and use qualified parts for your car. Also, if you did go to a qualified shop, and you don't get your money back, then be sure to call them and report

Yeah, new breaks often do squeal, especially in cold weather. As long as they make your car stop, you'll be straight.

I just replaced my brakes and rotors on my own...It cost me around $75 and took about 30 minutes...buy the "Haynes Manual" for your particular make and model (they are available at Advanced Auto, etc.) for about $25 dollars. This book will save you THOUSANDS over the years from avoiding circumstances like the one you are in. You will also learn how to fix it next time AND you can help your friends/girlfriends out if they need it...BTW my father was a mechanic for 20+ years and this is the best

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Especially if they are female, most generic and even some brand name auto stores assume that women don't know anything about cars. My girlfriend recently went to a shop with me and I was out bsing with one of the mechanics while she was buying the brakes and showing him the car, she came back out with the mechanic who was trying to convince her we needed a new cabin filter and was saying that our transmission might be shot before he reached me. I recently replaced my cabin filters and the transm

that sucks. if you have the option.....take it straight back and have them correct the problem or at least give you a reasonable excuse for why they are failing....if the try to charge. stop payment and contact the better business bureau

wow, what a retard. i mean you, not the mechanic. you got ripped off considering if you weren't a dumb shit, you could probably replace your entire brake system on your own for less than that. it is simple to do brake work if you take five minutes to learn how to use tools. (monkeys use tools)

i work for a dealership... just cause you're brakes arent squealing doesnt mean they arent low. if you get shitty replacement brakes, they will squeak, thats why your best bet is to go to a dealership of your cars make and have them put on OEM brakes. the performance will be much better. and dont blame the shop for breaking your AC... brakes are nowhere close to your AC so dont pull that bullshit.

captain_morgan is quite correct. I work for a Honda dealership and squeaky brakes are a very common complaint from people who have had brake work done at a third party. This is not a symptom of a poor job or even inferior parts, but of the different friction materials used. The aftermarket pads always seem to be grippier--not a good thing by they way; any of you who have driven an Accord with extremely touchy breaks knows how well you get to know your dashboard--but tend to squeak incessantly an

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