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I have a 2008 Nissan Versa, 8 months - 15 K miles - while brakes are making noise like wear mark is past away and AC radiator is leaking - dealer told it due to an impact, while there are few recesses from bugs and rocks less than 1/8" - Questions: too early for brakes replacement? same thing for radiator (too flimsy?)

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It is never to early for brakes, brakes can get soft and chip away, it is possible it was a defect.

as for the radiator, it should not be leaking unless some thing happen to it,such as rocks, or an impact. unless it is at a seem.

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No, and No. Brake wear depends on how you drive and how much cargo/weight you carry in the vehicle. If the brakes are worn, then it is what it is. The A/C condensor is sitting in the front of the vehicle where it can get maximum air flow, like all cars, which makes it vunerable. If a rock or big bug hits it in just the right spot it can puncture the condensor. This can happen on any vehicle.

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