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Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations on Chevrolet Aveo5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 82,000 (82,000–82,000)
4 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
5 people reported this problem
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I have had several brake jobs done because of bad pulsations for example I just spent $800 on my brakes new rotors & calipers & clean/adjust rear brakes I have only driven 2000 miles the pulsation is coming back little by little. The repair shop assured me the calipers were the cause (wrong) it has to be the car. This has been the most expensive car I have ever owned. Annually I put anywhere from $800 to $1500 into it in repair issues some reoccurring over & over like electronically controlled thermostat housing. What was Chevrolet thinking what a hunk of junk. There are 82,000 miles on it now. Oh yah it runs nice & shifts great & ok power.