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Yes, as long as it's not warped or anything. The rotors on my cars are also smooth & not warped and I've never turned the rotors in 140,000 miles. Some people turn the rotors as a matter of fact.

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Q: When changing the brake pads on a Mercedes ML320 can you skip the turning of the rotors if the rotor is smooth and hasn't gone metal to metal?
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