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  1. Re: New front pads fitted, now there is a rattle 
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    SO that's it finally fixed, one of the sets of pads from Audi fixed the rattle, about time too but they were good about it and didn't ask for any more money and I kept my cool throughout so all good in the end.

    Thanks for the help with this issue, you were all great,

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    Im having the same problem on my a6 c7 . Just had mintex discs and pads fitted . They rattle over every speed hump and they slip in reverse. Has the mechanic back who took the pads out . He bent the retaining clips back to make it a tighter fit . It was better for a couple of weeks but the rattle and slipping is back again . Can the OP tell me which brand of pads worked for him . Were they genuine Audi parts ? Thanks
     
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    try Pagid from EuroCarParts, they are OEM

    Some of them , if not all come with sliders to fit

    What you may find with pads, is that they put a real extra thick paint on the metal; causing them to stick in the sliders. I have had to buff them down on a grinder , just enough to slide freely but not be loose

    A wee dab of Copper grease as well helps

    Also make sure you check in which pad goes to piston


    I get around 40-45,000 miles in my A6 with the Pagids, towing a 1,800 kg horsebox as well
    VW POLO 2002 1.2 12v , Audi A6 2006 2.0 TDi SE , Skoda Fabia 1.4 TDi

    All 3 cars in the current fleet
     
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    I had a similar issue. Bought my pads from euro car parts. Turns out there are 2 different sizes because some of the same model has bigger disks. Mine are the bigger ones. I knew something was wrong when I noticed the new ones didn't have the bits for the retainer clip to go in. You may need to measure your disk diameter as the garage will just use your number plate and may assume all results are the same.
     
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