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KeithRG, Omaha, NE, October 12, 2012, 04:16
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Front Brake Pads are bad after 17,000 miles.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 12, 2012, 06:26
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    you noly have 17k miles on a 02 gmc or the pads only lasted 17k miles. you may have a cailper issue or pressure to caliper. seek a diag and est as this is not right.when pads were repl were rotors turned or did you just put new pads in on unturned rotors

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    KeithRG, October 12, 2012, 11:35
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    The front brakes were fixed 3 years ago. September 2009. They were warranted and I got new ones for free but the labor was still $180. They insisted on repacking the bearings even though they had done them 3 years ago.

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    goodguy, October 12, 2012, 18:31
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    they were right in repacking the bearings but to charge you 180.00 is a rip off

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    KeithRG, October 12, 2012, 19:30
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    They did have the car for 2 hours. They resurfaced rotors, repacked bearings, cleaned hardware and slides. My frustration is that they warrant the pads but big deal. I saved $80 to have the brakes done again 3 years later. Do other Sonoma owners have a similar problem with front brakes wearing out prematurely?

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    goodguy October 12, 2012, 06:41
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    I agree with greg but sometimes its the way you drive that wears out the pads

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