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How much for a brake actuator?

How much could the actuator cost, as I have been having electronic brake failure incessantly?

Filed under brakes - Asked by AMPONSAH TAWIAH (ACCRA) - Sat, 02 Jan 2021 09:44

Will my van fail its retest?

My van is going for retest, after track rod end and headlight sorted, but the ABS light has just come on: will it fail the retest?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Tony Knox (Ballina) - Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:50

What's up with my Audi brakes?


In May 2018 I bought an Audi A3 Sportback 1.0 turbo (pre-reg Jan 2018). Around Oct/Nov I noticed a metallic grinding noise when reversing slowly out of my driveway and also reversing from a car parking spot. Initially told "probably lack of use" as my mileage was and is low (now 11,600km).  Early in 2019 went back three or four times and they could not find anything wrong. They suggested the brake material. I had no more problems until now when the problem is back. The dealer is an Audi dealer and I believe they did their best to sort me out. I am wondering if the problem is brake material together with my little use (and short trips) of the car. There is no problem driving forward.  Can you suggest what might be wrong?

Filed under brakes - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:12

What's up with this Polo's handbrake?

Asking for a parent: they have a new 191 VW Polo and the car is still moving when just the handbrake is on (a traditional manual handbrake, not an electronic one);, is this something that is a known issue with new Volkswagen Polos? Cure from manufacturer garage is a nut to prevent it from slipping?!

Filed under brakes - Asked by Simon Mac Mahon (Dublin) - Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:44

Why is my Dacia beeping under braking?

My Dacia Logan makes an electronic beeping sound when I hit the brakes (not the handbrake); sometimes it doesn't, sometimes it does, what could be wrong?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Dries Dobbelaere (Brugge) - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:24

Do I need to change a cracked brake disc?


I checked my brake disc (the front one) and there is a crack after a small part from the top of the disc got cracked out from an accident and everything else is okay except this part so is it safe to keep it or should I change it?

Thanks a lot for the help

Filed under brakes - Asked by Aziz Tariq (Kuwait) - Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:08

Problem with the 2012 VW Golf's brakes?

Is there any problem with the brakes in the VW Golf of 2012?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Majella Nolan (Clara) - Sat, 01 Jun 2013 21:40

What do my front wheels shudder?

Why do my front wheels shudder whèn I press the brakes?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Tony Ahern - Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:25

Electric parking brake on new Honda Civic?

On the new 1.0-litre Honda Civic; does it have the new type parking brake?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Paul Donnelly-Swift (Dublin) - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:38

My Yaris Hybrid's brakes are grinding. Why?

I drive a 2015 Toyota Yaris Hybrid and there's a grinding noise when braking. It's very annoying. Have you come across this before?

Filed under brakes - Asked by David Lith (Dublin) - Thu, 03 Mar 2016 22:03

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