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Brake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles on Mercedes-Benz GL450

Problem Description and Possible Solution

As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 23,413 (5,000–50,100)
7 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2011, 2013, 2014
23 people reported this problem
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HEARD SQUEAKING ON FRONT BRAKES AND WAS TOLD THE PADS AND ROTERS NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. AMAZING. I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF A NEWER CARE NEEDING ROTERS DONE.
GL shook when braking from moderate speed. Had to replace both pads and rotors at 8900.
This is ridiculous.
PAK