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  1. Service costs/buying advice

    Renault ZOE
    Hello I am buying a Zoe as a second car to get to work (80 miles a week). I've owned a Leaf before which I leased from new so I'm sold on EV's. I'm looking at very cheap Zoe's, 2013 models. I've come across one which needs all 4 tyres which is fine (I'm thinking Michelin Cross Climates) but...
  2. Discs, pads & tyres.

    Renault ZOE
    Z0E has just had her 3 year service. As well as the usual 12v battery replacement, a broken front coil spring will be replaced under warranty and the state of the front discs and pads has been mentioned. With just 16k mikes it seems a bit premature that the discs and pads are on their service...
  3. Ampera's first MOT and.........

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    ....it failed due to "Brakes imbalanced across an axle rear (Axle 2)" I was told at the last service that the rear discs were pitted but thought they might last until the next service (7.5k until 80k). Total cost for MOT, discs and pads was £406.60, this was with the Vauxhall Driver's Club...
  4. Very happy with the braking efficiency

    Tesla Model S
    Well after the first 2500 miles in my car I today had my first emergency brake. No way of telling how much was down to me and how much down to the car, but I was very impressed with the rate that the speed was bled off 40ish - 0 faster than I could say SSSSSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHIITT 3 lanes of...
  5. Cost of replacement brake pads

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    I've tried 2 dealerships near me (different franchises) and the cheapest I can purchase a set of front brake pads for is £138.50.... I didn't know that the brake pads on the Leaf were made from the horns of Unicorns. They want £189.99 to fit the front pads or £249.99 for front discs and pads...
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