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    Santa Brakes?!

    Would like to know if this is commpn on other mark 4's?

    Whenever i brake or take a sharp turn there is a jingling noise coming from the left front wheel.

    Sounds like santas sleigh!

    Just worried a wheel might fall off or somthing.

    I'll get a vid if anyone would like,

    Thanks

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    checked the wheel nuts?

    sounds like brake pads have worn to nothing!
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    Im familier with the sound of when wheel nuts are loose but its not like the noise.

    I think u night be right about the pads as the brakes are shocking,

    is there an easy way to check, without taking wheel off?

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    You should be able to enough of the pads, with the wheel turned on full lock to make a decision about changing pads or not.
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    It doesnt seem to be the pads, plenty on them



    I think it was the little bent over metal piece, which im told is to tell you when the pads and disks are low.

    If i need to replace my brake/ disk set up, what would be the cheapest way to upgrade the size/ quality of the brakes.

    Would a 2.0's brakes be easy/possible

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    go to halfords mate, i got a set of pads for about £10, they dont sell disc's tho so you either have to order them in or go to a motor factor

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    Sounds like santa's come early lol
    Hope you get it sorted mate.
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