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Elemates,

I have an issue. Had my brakes and rotors replaced with OEM Factory Parts 4 months ago. They are already heavily rusted and the rotors surface is green and rusty already.

Please tell me this is not normal. My original rotors looked much better then these do when I took them off and they were the originals from 2004.

Check out the pictures and let me know your thoughts!

Mike
 

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The rotor surface is completely normal after getting wet and dry up on their own and it will go away as soon as you get to the first stop sign at the end of the street. All my cars do that after every wash. No big deal and has no impact on performance.
 

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The rotor surface is completely normal after getting wet and dry up on their own and it will go away as soon as you get to the first stop sign at the end of the street. All my cars do that after every wash. No big deal and has no impact on performance.
Really? I drove it afterwards and I think it still looks the same. I'll go look now. Thanks for the information. Sure is ugly looking though the wheel. You probably noticed in the pics that I did just get done washing her when I took the pics.
 

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yes,,its normal,,,its surface rust from getting wet,,,mine do the same thing,,i just drive a block on the brake and its gone,,you might even hear a slight grinding noise for a few seconds,,,its normal
 

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On the other hand, if they STILL look rusty after you use the brakes, maybe you need to check those brakes.
 

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On the other hand, if they STILL look rusty after you use the brakes, maybe you need to check those brakes.
Especially if they're the rear brakes. There have been a number of members, including me, who have had to do rear brake work earlier than we should have because the calipers seized and everything corroded. My factory rotors were rusted to the point where they were literally crumbling at 47,000 miles.
 
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