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    Unhappy Grinding Brake Noises

    Anyone on this forum had premature brake pad wear The reason is just had to call the breakdown services
    as my brakes were making a Grinding noise they come out and had a look and said O/S/F and N/S/F
    were on the Metal Suspected Calliper or the auto hold not releasing Advise not to drive and book into Garage car as only done 11000 miles




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    Yikes, that’s not normal. What is your driving style?

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    My 17 did this since around 1000 miles. I checked it and it has to do with the pad material. Its hard and the discs are soft. I am at 35k and mine are still ok for now. I do notice some noise but it has to do a lot in my case with hill start!
    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto

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    Quote Originally Posted by inuvik View Post
    Yikes, that’s not normal. What is your driving style?
    Normal driving no hard braking

    i drive as anyone else would. Keeps to speed limit

    found this
    https://www.carcomplaints.com/Mitsub...ake_wear.shtml

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    @ Adam - UK:
    You are right the brakes don't have much material, but they are very easy and simple to replace! An easy DIY job, should take about 30 mins total. In Europe the pads and discs are also really cheap, see below. They are cheap because the same parts are standard on many common Daihatsu models.

    Pads:
    http://www.ebay.de/itm/Bremsbelagsat...8AAOSwARZXllvr Price €20.97 (about 25 Quid)

    Pads:
    https://www.ebay.de/itm/Textar-Brems...gAAOSw1MZZkneg Price: €28.20

    Discs:
    http://www.ebay.de/itm/2-PKW-ERSATZT...wAAOSwO9JaMxxT Price: €62.90

    Set of Discs including pads, being everything needed:

    https://www.ebay.de/itm/ORIGINAL-ATE...4AAOSwLmZZrJR7 Price is €77.90 (68 Quid) and made by one of the biggest and most reputed makers.


    Since a couple of years or so, these cars come with bigger discs albeit the same size pads. The rear drums and linings are a bit bigger on the newer cars. Therefore do check before ordering, that they for your year car and consequently the right size. The links above are just as an example, all of them deliver to the UK. A set of discs commonly withstands wearing through three sets of pads before needing replacement.
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    Had new brake pads fitted by the Mitsubishi dealer on Saturday did not have to pay

    Car brakes was checked by dealer and everything was ok car is due a service in june and they will have look again

    I did notice on a car in the showroom that the brake pads don't have much material on them

    car back to normal now will keep a eye on them

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    That's great news - glad this is fixed.

    You'll have to let us know how your June service appointment goes.

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    Glad you got it fixed up!
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    Yes, please keep us posted.

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    Got my 2nd service on the 12th June

    will let everyone know how my brake pads are going after the car is serviced



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