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Experience:  mechanic at sw autos
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Whilst braking car brakes well enough but feel a lurch/

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Whilst braking car brakes well enough but feel a lurch/ clunk as though caliper is loose or a bush has gone, at all speeds
JA: How many miles are on the car? Are these the orignial brakes?
Customer: 70,000 discs and pads were replaced last year
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: vw passat 2012 (B7)
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing so far as problem is very recent.
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nothing that comes to mind there are no alarms up.
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 14 days ago.

are you able to tell if its from the front or the back

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 14 days ago.

ok, this could well be a loose calliper, it could also be a bush in the wishbones / suspension of the car. it could also be but unlikely a broken coil spring on the front of the vehicle, this normally sounds different to a bush

Expert:  Marc Webster replied 14 days ago.

id start by checking the wheel bearings / wishbones and springs, then remove the wheels and check for free movement in the callipers,

Expert:  Marc Webster replied 14 days ago.

do you still require assistance?

Expert:  Marc Webster replied 7 days ago.

Hello , its been 6 days since your last response, are you still in need of assistance or are you happy for me to close this ticket and help other people.