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The front brakes on my car went bad, My mechanic says I need brake pads and rotors. He also said the left caliper caused the problem. He is reccomending that I replace both front calipers and both front brakes hoses. My question is, Do I need the reccomended items? or is he just trying to sell me something I don't need.
My used Nissan Maxima worked fine when I lived in Seattle. After moving to GA, the car has been giving problems and I have to take it to the mechanic almost every month for the past 7 months to change brakes, starter, belts..... My worry now is that when I drive, the normal noise of the car suddenly gets bigger ( Like flapping noise) for about a minute and ...
I went to the dealership for winter tire removal & was told that I should replace my front brake (only 10% left). Also that I should have the back brake washed (has 80% left). I know I must replace the front brake (about $500), but what about the washing? Is that necessary? Thank you. Chris
My Pontiac Vibe front driver side brakes will not release when letting off the pedal! I already put new brakes and new brake calipers. What else could be the problem?
Do I need to have road debris cleaned around the brake pads? I have about 30,000 miles on my car.
Right brake light dont light on when brake pedal is being stepped, but it lights on when you turn on headlight or when the car alarms... plss help.. what will i do???
Approximate cost to replace front and rear brakes, pads and rotors for 2007 Chev Mabibu Maxx

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