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Rust on brake rotor

Rust on brake rotor — Replace or clean? What causes rust on brake rotors? All brake rotors rust. However, some rust faster than others. How quickly it rusts and how badly it rusts depends on the quality of the brake rotor and the cast iron used and in some cases, how long it sits unused. Letting your vehicle sit unused will cause the rotor face, hat and cooling vanes to rust. When you finally drive the vehicle, the brake pads will wipe the surface rust off the friction ring area … Read More


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