Brake grinding noise. Why do my rotors look like this?

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  1. sam spade 2

    sam spade 2 Senior Member

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    I have no doubt that YOU would do it.
    I was doubting that HE would do it........which he verified in his answer.
     
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    Rotors are cheap, I would just change them with new pads.
     
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    It's weird I know, I definitely looked over the rotors thouroughly when I took them off a few months ago. What's odd is that I've seen this same kinda thing on my Jeep that doesn't get driven very much, so the brakes also don't see much use.
     
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    If those are low spots, like craters, seems like a defect, and might as well replace them. Maybe show them to your dealership service manager, see what he/she says. If they're defective, maybe you get some gratis disks?
     
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    If the seldom-driven Jeep gets craters too, that would seem to weigh against the 'defective part' idea.
     
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