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Old 09-27-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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30,000 mile Brake Service?

Wanted to get your thoughts...

Called my dealership and asked about any reccomended 1yr/30k mile service. One of the things they mentioned that they were going to do was take apart the calipers and clean them out to ensure that they lasted for a long time.

Is this a legitimate service to perform around 30k miles? Or are they essentially trying to get me to buy a "blinker fluid flush" (take me as a fool).

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Old 09-27-2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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If you have money burning a hole in your pocket I guess you could do it, otherwise have that service done when you do your next brake job. If they're currently in good shape, it can wait until then.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:29 PM   #3
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If you have money burning a hole in your pocket I guess you could do it, otherwise have that service done when you do your next brake job. If they're currently in good shape, it can wait until then.
I definitely don't have money burning a hole in my pocket haha. Thanks for the input!
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Only an idiot would take apart a non leaking caliper. Even if it's Ford.

If the car has no braking issues then there is no need for 30K service at all in my view.
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Only an idiot would take apart a non leaking caliper. Even if it's Ford.

If the car has no braking issues then there is no need for 30K service at all in my view.
I 2nd that ^^^^^^^. They are really digging, wow. I'd ship it & get on the next car that needs more work.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:16 AM   #6
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Only an idiot would take apart a non leaking caliper. Even if it's Ford.

If the car has no braking issues then there is no need for 30K service at all in my view.
That kinda how I thought. Just wanted to verify that I wasn't just being young and naive. I'm a rather amateur mechanic.

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