Mercedes-Benz C230 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz C230 Squeaking/Worn Brake Pads May Require Rotor Replacement Also

(27 reports)

The brakes may begin to squeak at about the 50 percent wear point. This is due to the size and material used for the brake pads and rotors.  The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge. This will generally require replacement of the rotors when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

noticed when backing out of my driveway the breaks squeak -
Complete wear of brake rotors and pads. Spent almost $900 to replace everything. -
I need to replace all four rotors and brake pads, I bought them on ebay for $218, labor was $300. Total loss of $518. Very unhappy with Benz, my next car would be BMW.. -
YES I AM NEEDING TO REPLACE BRAKE ROTORS AND FRONT AND BACK BECAUSE I WAS TOLD SOMEONE PUT NEW PADS ON BUT DID NOT TURN MY ROTORS LAST TIME SO I HAVE TO REPLACE BOTH FRONT AND BACK. IM LOOKING AT $600 JUST FOR PARTS. -
NOT FIXED YET -
Dealer talked into replacing the front pads & rotors, ? if they really needed to be replaced. To the tune of about $500.00 as I recall. They worked fine for about six months & stated to grind, squeal, & etc., plus the dust & dirt was just terrible. After about six months of flushing the nasty waste product that was suppose to be OEM pads & rotor out & off the wheels, I replaced them with an aftermarket set that have been just great for the past two & a half years. I am currently in OH & the above all happened in CA with no salt or other chemicals that might be associated to cause extra problems. -
bad squeel, lots of brake dust. Brakes replaced. -
Brake makes squeaky noise time to time. -
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