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1999 nissan quest brakes over heating

On a usual visit for an oil change, the mechanic suggest brake change.
After changing the rotor and pads, the front-right brake started over heating. The mechanic suggested that it might be the calipers so we replaced those too ... not the front-left brake is over heating ... and these are brand new rotors, pads, calipers ...

Please advise if i should give up on this mechanic and take it to the dealership ... its been two days already.

thanks in advance for your advise.

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  • unixrus May 17, 2009

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    Eventually it appears the mechanic replaced the complete brake set include a new set of brake hoses to bring normal brakes to life. a pricey experience of $710 later ...

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If your already going to a mechanic what's the harm in price shopping? by that i mean call around and take it to a different mechanic. a second opinion never hurts

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I have the same on A quest 99; changed the master cylinder by a after market one : Did not worked; Only solution : buy the original master cylinder and it will work like a charm. I got this from master mechanic and he nailed good.good luck

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Even though the parts are new they can still be bad the calipers are sticking have him replace them at no cost due to part being bad if he says no then go elsewhere

Posted on May 15, 2009

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