Subaru however i snow paying the cost for all those dealership visits, pad and rotor replacements and loss of good will. that is part of the accounting matrix. At some point the balance tips, if in fact this is what is going on.Never underestimate the power of the accountants in this equation. Forty years at the three largest technology manufacturers in the world, I can tell you that engineering frequently lost battles to accounting. Even when the fix was readily implementable and inexpensive. Accountants never have to wear the egg on their faces.