The front wheels have spoked hubcaps

Tiny
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  • 1997 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 11,800 MILES

The front wheels have spoked hubcaps. I noticed on the front tires that they looked sort of blackened and then when I went to the car wash and sprayed the hubcaps, black stuff came pouring out, sort of like carbon - not greasy. Sort of like black, black dust. What is that?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 AT 10:19 PM

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Tiny
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Brake dust from the disc brake pads. What you found is normal and common.

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Thursday, December 13th, 2012 AT 2:10 AM

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