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Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 02:07:32 +0100
From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos_removeme_nospamee.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: 2001 9-5 Brakes & Rotors


TGS wrote: > Thanks to all that responded to my prior question regarding brake > replacement. > > What are the visual signs that would indicate rotor replacement is > necessary. And if replacement is necessary, is it difficult to replace > rotors? > > Thanks again, > > Greg > > Hi, They would need replacing if they are deeply grooved because of dirt being trapped between rotor and pad or most likely because they are thinner than the specification. If you can lay your hands on a micrometer you can measure the thickness and check it against the specification of new rotors. If you have started seeing a metal lip on the edge of the rotor (not the rust, you would have to remove that) then they are probably worn beyond minimum spec. I will leave the comments for replacement for those who know the car. If it helps at all. Regards Charles -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.

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