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Chevrolet Aveo Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

 
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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Average Mileage: 72,046 mi (16,500 mi - 158,689 mi)

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Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

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  • Visitor, , 72,000 mi

    The rotors started making a noise. When we took them off, they were rusted and pitted. The front left was so rusted that it was tearing up the brake pad.

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  • Visitor, , 69,000 mi

    For the past 3 years now, my dealership has been telling me that I should get my front rotors checked and replaced, and I told them that I didn't have the money for to replace them. However, I checked around and got a better deal of at least $100-$200 cheaper on the front brake rotors and the rear brakes would cost around the same price as the front rotors (as quoted for the cheaper front rotors price). So I will take my car in a week from now to get that done. It says on here to get them done around 72,500 or so, and that will be in September 2013 for me, since I don't drive my car much. But I will get them done next week. Better to be safe than sorry.

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  • Visitor, , 88,000 mi

    Just bought my 2007 sedan Chevrolet Aveo with 88k miles on it, all the test drives went fine but when I finally got it home, driving off of the curb into my driveway I could hear the rotors were making noise and when I went to put my foot on the brake to slow down and park, the brake shook back and fourth like something was jamming up, but it slowed down and parked fine. I guess I'll need to replace the rotors and pads and hopefully that does the trick.

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  •  Rookie

    breaks pressed all the way to bring vehicle to a complete stop. not enough break force to slow vehicle.

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  • Visitor, , 158,689 mi

    Honestly I am just holding off, the car has been great to me and for that reason I will replace the rotors and breaks for the third time.

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  • Visitor, , 82,000 mi

    same thing

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  •  Rookie

    It was like that when I bought it, it always pulsates. Try pumping your brakes instead of a steady press on them. Save wear and tear too.

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  •  Rookie

    I had this problem after 1 1/2 years and had the problem fixed. Five months later, I have to have it fixed again. Cheap Chinese drums and rotors

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  •  Rookie

    rotors keep warping

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