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Hello I own a Subaru Legacy B4 1999 automatic, today I took it to get a service and Wof. I was only aware that the car may fail the Wof as the rego lights were not working, 3hours later after waiting I was informed by the company that they had replaced both rego bulbs and had tested the fuses and they still did not work so i would need to go to an auto electrician as the mechanic believed it could be a wiring issue.Therefore the car failed the warrent. 10minutes later I paid up and jumped in my car, before I drive out onto the road I applied my brakes and heard the reversing sound, I checked to make sure I was in drive which I was yet I could still hear the beeping noise as if the car was in reverse. I drove back up to the company that had just serviced and completed a Wof check to ask if they had crossed wires or done something. Two mechanic's came out and I advised them that every time I apply my brakes I was hearing the reversing sound even when the car was in drive. One of the mechanics said it was serious electrical fault. I asked if this was related to the two back rego lights not working and he said it could be. I also advised that my car had never done that, the mechanic said ever when they tested it, it was not making the sound. So now I have two issues that need to be assessed by an auto electrician. It makes me wonder if the mechanic had caused the second issue of the "reversing beeping sound" when the brakes are applied or if it is just another problem to sort. The car went into the shop with 1 issue and came out with 2. Any feedback would be great. Thanks
Hey guys, Recently got new pads for my Subaru Legacy which has been fitted with v7 brembos. The new pads compounds are much harder I guess compared to my old ones, as these ones (Dixcel EC) are meant to create less dust. When I first drive the car and say reverse down my driveway, every time I brake a little bit the brakes/rotors screech like there's no tomorrow, but after I brake a few more times its gone. I've come to the conclusion that it's corrosion on my brake rotors, that's why when I don't drive it for a bit, moisture gets on my rotors and then i'll have to brake a few times to rid of the sound. It's really annoying, especially when you have heaps of neighbours around and you leave the house before most people wake up. Any recommendations of what I could do? Cheaper the better, so obviously new rotors that are resistant to rust/corrosion will be last resort. Thanks guys in advanced Ben