Mopar Brake Rotor Resurfacing or Replacement Service in St. Louis

Rotor Resurfacing vs. Replacement

Rotors are an essential part of your vehicle's braking system. A rotor is a round metal disc that is attached to the axle. The caliper of the braking system is placed over the rotor so the brake pads attached to the caliper can clamp down on it. When the brake pads clamp down, the force causes friction to build up between the pads and the rotor which slows and stops the vehicle. If the rotor becomes damaged or wears down with age, it won't be able to provide the smooth surface needed to create the friction needed to stop the vehicle.

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Signs of Bad Rotors

The rotor will typically give you signs it is time to take your car in for servicing at Lou Fusz Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Jeep in O'Fallon, Missouri.

These signs include the following conditions:

  • You will notice that your brake pedal starts to vibrate when you press down on it. This happens when the rotor becomes warped or gets severely worn down. The pads start to skip along the surface of the rotor and this causes the pedal to vibrate.
  • Noises will start coming from the brakes. When the rotors become warped, a squealing sound is often produced when you apply the brakes. If the pads have worn down and the rivets in them dig into the rotor, a loud scraping sound is produced when braking.
  • Cracks and grooves will appear in the rotor as it wears down or if the brake pads dig into the surface.
  • A lip will often develop on the edge of the rotor when it wears down enough to be replaced. You can feel the lip by rubbing your finger over the edge.

Rotors are designed to wear down over time and you should have them serviced before any of the above conditions start to appear. In some cases, the rotor can be resurfaced to make it usable or you can simply replace the old rotor with a new one. Chrysler service center in St. Louis.

Lou Fusz Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Service Center in St. Louis

Lou Fusz is a Service Contract Recommended Dealer and service department for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles and it uses genuine Mopar parts and accessories when working on your vehicle. It also makes getting work done on your vehicle easy with a shuttle service you can use to get to where you need to be. It also has rental vehicles you can use. There is a drop-off service available, too. If you want to wait, the waiting area has free Wi-Fi you can use to keep busy or surf the web. Lou Fusz also serves the cities of St. Louis, St. Peters, and Chesterfield in Missouri.

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