I have a back rotor that is not wearing evenly. I can tell the brake pads are worn down, but the other rotor on the back is wearing perfect. Could i have a more serious problem than just bad pads and rotor? Worried especially it being only on one side. Maybe a caliper?
Brakes on 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix
by PontiacJuice in Cedar Rapids, IA on September 24, 2009
ANSWER by dandd on September 24, 2009
it is most likely a caliper, which is common on this car.
ANSWER by certified.ase.tech on September 24, 2009
It's likely to be either fluid condition, caliper not retracting, or caliper not sliding. Bleed the brakes, compress the caliper & lubricate the slide pins. If any of these give you trouble you found the problem. If not then it could be a master cylinder issue because these systems are split LR&RF/LF&RR check the rotor & pad on the diaganol wheel.
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