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Help 147 failed MOT, how much to fix??

Apologies for a boring thread but my 147 failed it's MOT & I was quoted 300 to get it fixed, it seems like a lot but I have no idea if it is??

both front brake pads need replacing.

offside brake pad needs replacing.

front upper suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated resulting in excessive movement.

front brakes imbalanced

Also any suggestions of a good garage? I live in Leeds.

Thanks for any help/suggestions
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Points 1,2 & 3 would all surely be fixed by changing the brake pads. I would say around 100 for that.

I'd say 50 - 75 for the bush.

Even cheaper if you did it yourself!
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front upper wishbone cheapo of ebay 25 delivered if ur on a tight budget.....
front disks n pads somewhere between 70-100

brakes could be imbalanced due to sticking piston which wll need freeing.........
similar thoughts to lupos0_1 :-)

but the quote u been given if it includes vat, parts n labour isnt that bad really, wishbone takes around an hour to do.........brakes could be a while depending on state of callipers
i have seen worse priced quotes

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300 all in is fair price. Try a couple of local garages to compare, but obviously you need to budget for a full re test too.

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