I have had those replaced twice.
What kind of pad are you running?
after 20 yrs in repair i found the a good set of carbon metallic pads are
"Coasty" <uscg_ret at comcast dot net> wrote in message
I actually don't know. The first time I had a Dodge dealer replace them.
The second time I had a caliper lock up on me and had to take it to a local
guy since one brake was stuck. Not sure what he used.
Did you actually put a dial indicator on both sides of the rotor? What's the
out? I've got 75K miles on my original pads and rotors, and they still work
I check the run out every 5K miles and they are still well within specs.
Read this before spending a dime, written by Carrol Smith:
With modern braking systems, you can't always rely on the old fashioned
pulsating pedal to know when they are truly warped. There are a few other
abnormalities that cause that same pedal feel.
Suddenly, without warning, .boB exclaimed (06-Feb-06 4:08 AM):
Bob: I'm not the OP but I found the link educational nevertheless.
Thanks. I had to replace the front brake rotors in my '01 Dak, but it
was for excessive rusting and pitting. I replaced them with aftermarket
That was a very interesting article, thank you for posting the link.
Perhaps that's my issue. I'm taking it in to a guy this weekend (3rd
different garage). I know they have their own work Dakota sitting outside,
so maybe they've had the same experiences as me.
I had the rotors on my 02 Hyundai Elantra replaced a couple of years ago
for basically the same problem described in the Carrol Smith article. i
had found similar information on breaking in new rotors and stress
relief of the rotor material. This breakin technique worked very well.
I now have about 35,000 miles on these rotors without any judder.
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