Q: Do you need to have wheels aligned after having a rotor replaced?

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After having a rotor replace is an alignment requiredo or just recommended?

Hello - a front-end alignment is neither required or useful after replacing a brake rotor. Replacing the rotor will not enhance, or detract from, your existing wheel alignment.

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