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2007 Honda Accord Question: warped brake rotors covered under warranty - email dbsawcw@joimail.com



, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Atlanta, GA, March 24, 2009, 00:33

I have a 2007 Honda Accord with about 20,000 miles. Repair Pal indiates warped brake rotors are a commom problem. I am experiencing vibration In brake pedal and steering wheel when I brake esp from higher speed. I have had wheels balanced and alignment and still experience the vibration. Are warped brake rotors generally covered under Honda's 36000 bumper to bumper warranty and should I return to the dealership to have the work done?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 24, 2009, 10:09

    I don't think warped brake rotors or brake pads would be covered by Honda's warranty. It would be considered normal wear and tear. Personally I don't think the Accord "warps" brake rotors any more frequently than most other makes of car but if you drive in mountainous areas, tow a trailer, or driving habits could contribute to brake rotor warpage. Automatic cars also may warp rotors more frequently than a manual transmission car. A manual trans car you tend to shift down a gear , but in a auto trans car you apply the brakes to slow down!

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    September 08, 2009, 00:30

    Rotors would not be covered.

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    , July 14, 2010, 20:51

    Very helpful...thanks!!

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