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Thread: Got the car out for the first time in weeks...BUT....

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    Default Got the car out for the first time in weeks...BUT....

    I made the mistake of leaving the handbrake on

    After 6 weeks on, it released with a bang....and after an 8 mile run out tonight the brakes feel like sponge with huge lumps of rock impregnated into the discs. Vibrating through the car under braking.

    So will it settle down or are the discs knackered now?

    Will hard braking clean the disc/pads or will it knacker them?

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    You'll have to strip the brakes down,check the disc for any pitting,may or may not clean up,and deffo chage the pads....sorry.

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    Arrrrhhhh Crap!

    Its MOT an annual service time too!

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    Well I took the car in to get its first MOT, I thought I'd see what they say about the brakes......Passed with flying colours!

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    Good result Steve.

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    Phew...new camera is now in sight!

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    good result thats you set for another year

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    Nice one Steve.......

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