Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2006-12-30 18:58:08

When Brake Rotors Are To Thin To Turn On A Brake Lathe To Have The Minumn Thickness. They Need To Be Replaced.

User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

Why does your car shimmy when you apply the brakes?

Your rotors are warped. You will need to have the rotors turned or replaced and new brake pads installed. Warped rotors are caused by over tightening the lug nuts or by excess heat from high speed stops or riding the brake pedal.

Where can I get the brake rotors on my vehicle replaced?

You can get your brake rotors replaced by visiting Autoparts Warehouse which contain various brake rotors in size and durability to fit your needs and accommodate your budget.

What causes a car to shimmy when you step on the brake?

Front rotors could be warped. Replace

Is it possible to replace one's own brake rotors?

If you are wondering whether it is possible to replace one's own brake rotors or not because you drive an older vehicle that need brake rotors replaced, then the answer is no.

How do i know my rotors are warped?

Pulsation in brake pedal when stopping? yes and also a shake or shimmy in the steering wheel when brake. your brakes may also chatter

When you brake your Chevy Trailblazer pulsates why?

The brake rotors are warped are out of round. Need to do a brake job and have the rotors turned are replaced. Be sure to install new pads and shoes.

Why does a brand new car with less than 100 miles on it have a shimmy in the steering wheel when applying the brakes?

check brake rotors.

Do brake rotors need to be replaced in pairs?

No just the bad one.

What would cause a 97 Maxima to vibrate when you apply the brakes?

your brake rotors are warped. You should repalce you brake pads and have the rotors resurfaced if possible, or replaced.

What should you do if you replaced brake pads and calibrators and still severe vibration occurs?

You should have your rotors checked and possibly turned or replaced as necessary You should have your rotors checked and possibly turned or replaced as necessary

Why do rotors need to be replaced?

Brake rotors wear just as brake pads do and when they wear down beyond minimum specs they become unsafe. Good brakes are a # 1 priority.

This is evidence that brake drums or rotors have been overheated and need to be replaced?

If the rotors have over heated you will get brake chatter. The pedal will shake when you apply the brakes. Usually the drums are a little tougher. The new rotors are very thin.

Why does my steering shake when brakes are applied?

Your brake rotors are warped and need replaced/resurfaced.

Average cost of replacing brake pads and rotors on truck?

WELL, I HAVE A 2005 TOYOTA SUV AND I JUST HAD MY FRONT ROTORS AND BRAKE PADS REPLACED AND IT COST ME 325.00. If you do it your self it is about 140.00

Why does my Kia Optima vibrate when you brake?

Brake vibration is usually caused by the brake rotors being warped. The rotors must be machined or replaced to correct the problem. if you can feel it in the steering then the drums are or rear rotor could be warped

How much to get brake pads replace on a holden vt commodore?

how much to get brake pads and rotors replaced on a holden vt commodore

Your steering wheel shakes when coming to a stop?

Your front brake rotors need to be machined or replaced.

Could improper torque on lug nuts cause pulsating pedal?

No it will not, The front brake rotors are out of round. Needs replaced are turned, both rotors.

Chrysler front end shakes when you hit the brakes?

Your rotors are warped. You need new brake pads and the rotors turned at a machine shop or replaced.

When you put your foot on the brake the brake pedal pulsates and the steering wheel shakes?

you need to have your brake rotors turned or even replaced, this is a 200.00 fix or so

What is replaced with brake repair?

Most often a brake repair simply involves replacing the brake pads. If the pads have worn too much though the rotors or drums will also need to be resurfaced or replaced. In more serious cases the master cylinder that controls the brake pressure will be replaced. Brake lines rarely if ever need to be replaced.

How do you get your rotors off your 1998 expedition 4wd?

After you remove the brake pads and break assembly, tap on the brake rotors with a hammer or mallet. The brake rotors will come loose. Slide the brake rotors off.

What causes brake rotors to get groves?

In general, normal wear can cause the rotors to become groved. The pads wear "into" the rotor during regular use. At some point, the rotors may need to be turned or replaced, and the pads may need to be replaced. Both the turning/replacing of the rotors and the replacment of the brake pads is done at the same time. Few if any professionals will attempt to "short cut" a brake job by just doing one thing.

What causes steering wheel vibration on braking?

Front brake rotors are out of round. They need to be resurfaced or replaced.

When should brake pads be replaced?

When they are about 3/4 worn before scoring and damage to rotors occurs

Still have questions?