Does Changing Rotors Cause Soft Brakes?

Answer Rotors refer to metal discs designed to slow or stop a vehicle's wheel while in motion. Changing the rotors for maintenance or repair purposes can cause soft brakes, or brakes that transfer less st... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does Changing Rotors Cause Soft Brakes

Do you have to change or rotate the rotors when changing brakes?

Rotors don't necessarily have to replaced when changing brakes as rotors are built to outlast brake pads, but they should be rotated to avoid warping. Resurfacing the rotors can extend their life. ... Read More »

Do You Have to Change or Rotate the Rotors When Changing Brakes?

A vehicle's braking system is made up of multiple parts, two of them being brake pads and brake rotors. Both of them need to be replaced when they incur too much wear, but changing or rotating brak... Read More »

How to Replace Pads Without Changing Rotors?

Disc brakes slow your vehicle down when the brake calipers compress the brake pads against the brake rotors. This friction of the pads coming against the rotors will slow or stop your vehicle. All ... Read More »

Do I Have to Turn Rotors When Changing Pads?

The quick and easy answer to the question is "no." However, this answer is relative to the reason why the pads are being replaced. If the disc brake system has been functioning properly and the pad... Read More »