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Q: Do you need to change the rotor when the brake pads needs to be replaced for the front and rear?

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Just wondered if the rotor needs to be replaced when changing brake pads.

My car has 47000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. Thanks for writing in about your Mer...

Hello. Thanks for writing in about your Mercedes-Benz ML350. It is recommended to replace it if the rotor surface is worn, damaged, or is too thin. Typically I would always recommend replacing the rotors anytime the pads are changed. By doing so it gives the pads a good flat surface to work on. If you need to have your brake pads and rotors replaced, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician can come to your home to do so.

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