Brake Rotor Resurfacing & Replacement Service
Nissan Brake Rotor Resurfacing & Replacement Service in Gainesville, GA
Brake Rotors are a crucial brake system component with important maintenance and repair needs. When your Nissan car, truck, van, or SUV needs to slow down or stop, the stopping power getting it done is created between the brake pads and rotors.
Brake pads notoriously have a shorter life because they are purposefully designed to wear down to not damage the rotors. Brake rotors are durable, but they will eventually require resurfacing or replacement for peak brake system performance. The brake rotors have a flat face that best serves the brake system when the face is perfectly flat against the brake pads. When a brake rotor gets cracking, grooves, or warping, it can receive resurfacing service that restores a flat face.
However, if the wear is excessive, the rotor will require replacement to restore factory specifications. New Nissan rotors are readily available at Carriage Nissan in Gainesville near Oakwood, Toccoa, Jefferson, Sugar Hill, and Cumming, GA.
Warning Signs of a Bad Brake Rotors
If your vehicle has a brake rotor problem, there are several warning signs likely to show up in your driving experience. If you start to experience any of the warning signs, it is a wise decision to schedule service to restore driving comfort, brake system performance, reliability, and safety.
Here are the common warning signs related to a brake rotor problem:
- Brake system warning light
- Brakes making a strange noise
- The car drifts to a side when braking
- Shaking while braking
- Burnt smell
Rotor Resurfacing vs. Replacement
Knowing whether a brake rotor needs resurfacing or replacement comes down to expertise. It is always a wise safety decision to have brake rotors inspected by a Certified Technician that understands your vehicle and its brake system inside and out. Brake rotors qualify for resurfacing if the wear is minor; however, excessive wear requires replacement simply because resurfacing cannot restore peak performance, reliability, and safety. Resurfacing describes how a specialized machine removes part of the brake rotor face to restore a perfectly flat surface ready to accept stopping power optimally from the brake pads. Replacement is the removal of the old brake rotor and installation of new genuine OEM brake rotors.
Why Go to Carriage Nissan for Maintenance?
When you come into Carriage Nissan, your vehicle is serviced with our state-of-the-art service center full of expert technicians that are dedicated to your vehicle’s health and brand. Put our expert service techs to work for you by scheduling a service appointment at Carriage Nissan in Gainesville, GA.
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