Brakes/Rotors

Tiny
RON GREENFIELD
  • 2007 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT
  • V8
  • 40,000 MILES

The car seems to bump when you press on the brakes, not smooth when stopping. I have a 2007 Cadillac ext. What would cause this and why. The car only has 40,000 miles and they say it isn't covered under warranty. They say I need to have the router turned.

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Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 AT 11:37 PM

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Tiny
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What you have is pulsation. As your brakes wear the heat that is created warps your rotors. Usually a brake job is required to fix this. The rotors are then turned ( trued up) and new pads are installed.

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Friday, January 7th, 2011 AT 2:12 AM

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