Last post on Jun 02, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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Honda Civic, Honda Civic del Sol, Honda Civic CRX, Brakes, Coupe, Sedan
Dec 12, 2011 (10:19 am)
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#65 of 65 Re: 03 Civic Si Brake Rotors [jfrye]
Jun 02, 2012 (2:39 pm)
it may be caused by design but honestly you can warp a brand new rotor right after replacing it if you hit the brakes too hard enough even once. You may be a conservative driver but 30,000 miles before warping rotors really isn't that bad and if they haven't been turned as of yet you should be okay to turn them to fix the issue. I'm not sure if the braking system in the newer civics are similar to the older ones but you can cause warping if the screws are not in place in the rotors (they rarely are if the brakes have been done), it causes the rotor to almost shimmy when braking causing it to warp over time. Also I know the accords have a rotor that have 4 bolts in the center holding them down, just based on design these always warp rotors. If the design is similar to either it could be the cause.