ARE THE REAR BREAKS FOR LEON SHOES, PADS OR DRUMS?

  • Tiny
  • annamc83
  • 2001 SEAT Leon
  • 15,635 miles

Hi there I am asking on behalf of a friend who reckons her breaks need changing and would like to get the bits herself.

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 AT 12:19 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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What's the question? A professional brake job consists of a lot more than just hanging new parts. Is she aware of what to clean, what to lubricate, and what can happen if greasy fingerprints get on the linings?

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Saturday, August 27th, 2011 AT 8:04 PM
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  • annamc83
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I was meaning she was getting the parts for the garage to fit as it was going to cost a fortune on parts. But the garage never told her if the breaks were shoes, drum or a discs/pads.

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Sunday, August 28th, 2011 AT 10:08 AM
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  • caradiodoc
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Providing your own parts for a shop is like bringing your own food to a restaurant. Not really the way things are done. Anyhow, I did a search on rockauto. Com and didn't see any reference to rear disc brakes, so typically there will be disc brakes on the front and drums on the rear.

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Sunday, August 28th, 2011 AT 11:05 AM
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  • annamc83
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Ok, thanks for that.

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Sunday, August 28th, 2011 AT 3:57 PM

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