I'm not sure how the conversation went exactly, but excessive dust is more so from the composition of the pad. Ceramic pads have less obvious dust because of the color. We don't replace too many brake hoses anymore but they can collapse internally, but I would have expected a pull to that side when braking.
A poorly done brake job can cause drag as parts that should have been cleaned and lubed may not have been. This can cause abnormal and accelerated wear. May or may not pull in this scenario.
The caliper could have been worn or sticking. But I would still have expected some pull to that side if this was the case.
I do not recommend both hoses unless there is proof of good reason for one side that is not causing a problem. But it somewhat depends on the situation.
IF one caliper is done, It is "Reccommended" not required to do the other side. IF one side is working very well and the other is not as good performing a pull can happen or faster wear on the pads. If this was my job, I would not have resurface the rotors, I would have replaced them at no charge. Now that they are thinner, I would be surprized if you don't have a pulsation show up in the next 3 months or so.
If you have your reciept I would like to know the labor hours charged for each item or the total labor hours charged. IF there is just a monetary number.
A break down of charges would be helpful.
Monday, March 17th, 2008 AT 4:26 PM