Inspect Brakes at Every Service as Rear Brakes Wear Out Quickly on Volkswagen Golf

The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

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Average mileage: 107,000 (65,000–149,000)
9 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010
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problem details
2006 Volkswagen Golf 65,000 mi,
warped rear rotors
2001 Volkswagen Golf 149,000 mi,
Brakes squeak and have trouble stopping on time. The brake pads wear down quickly.