Minimum Rotor Thickness

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Minimum Rotor Thickness
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  • How Do I Check Brake Pads and Rotors? | Tire Rack

  • rotors should be replaced before their thickness has reached the prescribed "Worn Rotor Minimum Thickness" limit (expressed in millimeters) engraved on the edge of the brake disc. Plain brake rotors may be turned on a brake lathe to remove scoring and to true the disc surfaces until this minimum

  • Brakes 101 | Tire Rack

  • …and brake rotors are wear items and as such, should be inspected regularly and replaced as necessary. Brake pads should be replaced when approximately 1/8" to 3/16"" of friction material remains on the steel backing plate. Brake rotors should be replaced when their "Worn Rotor Minimum Thickness"

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  • What Are The Benefits Of New Brake Rotors? | Tire Rack

  • …stops. However, just like brake pads, rotors eventually wear out. As the miles add up, the amount of metal remaining to act as the heat sink wears away and the rotor's effectiveness is reduced. Sooner or later, brake rotors will reach their minimum disc thickness and require replacing to maintain…


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