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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.

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