*Source:  turbodieselregister.com


One of the most common myths or brake problems that drivers claim to encounter is brake disc “warping” (sometimes even after installing brand new brake rotors and brake pads).


What Is Brake Disc Warping?


Brake disc “warping” is a common term or diagnosis used to describe a distorted brake disc.  Drivers who have experienced shuddering or shaking when applying the brakes may easily attribute this problem to brake disc warping.  However, assuming that everything was installed properly, this problem is often a result of the uneven transfer of friction material on the brake rotor.  Uneven patches of friction material changes the disc thickness variation (DTV), which may cause vibrations and effect brake performance.  So the real culprit, in many cases, is not ...

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