Car Doctor | What's that grinding noise coming from my vehicle? Here's how to fix it

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To remove the pads, simply flip them sideways and withdraw them using your hands. There are no retaining clips, as the caliper housing keeps everything in place.
To remove the pads, simply flip them sideways and withdraw them using your hands. There are no retaining clips, as the caliper housing keeps everything in place.
Stuart Johnston

My special lady arrived home one lunchtime and said there was a funny grinding noise coming from her otherwise reasonably preserved Peugeot 207 - a 12-year-old model, I believe. I nearly choked on my cup of caffeine in my haste to rush through to the key cupboard and hide the Pug's keys from her because she insisted she needed to go out later, and her car was more presentable than mine.

As I slipped the Peugeot keys (and the spare set) into my pocket, I told her, fine, if you want to land us with a bill of a couple of grand for a new set of brake discs.

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