Car Doctor | How to replace brakes on an older car

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Loading, please wait...
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
The grinding noise was definitely at the front, on the 15-year-old Peugeot 207
The grinding noise was definitely at the front, on the 15-year-old Peugeot 207
Stuart Johnston

Replacing brake pads on an older vehicle is not as complicated as you'd think. Wheels24 contributor Stuart Johnston explains how to do the job yourself with an easy step by step guide.

The last time I checked the front brake pads on the Peugeot 207, a 2007 model, they seemed to have a fair amount of life in them, but alas, this was not the case. Ominous metal-on-metal noises, slight though they were, dictated that the time had come to re-establish peace of mind in the safety department. Let's face it; you don't want to take any chance of getting a car stopped on demand.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
Brought to you by
Voting Booth
Do you think Mercedes will return to form later in the 2022 F1 season after two poor races?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Yes, don't discredit them.
33% - 611 votes
Who cares, F1 is exciting again!
44% - 815 votes
No, it's Ferrari's turn to dominate again.
23% - 433 votes