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You have to either learn to do your own repairs or take the car to an independent garage. Case in point. My friend owns a Mini Cooper with around 50K miles on it. Dealer said it needed brake pads (and rotors) all the way around. Dealer quoted price of about $1400 which is outrageous. My friend ordered new pads AND rotors (online) Total cost around $300. Took about half a day to do. Net savings...around $1000. Oh and by the way, the rear pads had at least 2 years of life left and the rotors were fine with no signs of metal to metal contact. I would never take my car to a dealer for repairs. Never have and never will.Report it
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