Last post on Jul 07, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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#133 of 135 2010 Altima brake concerns
Apr 26, 2012 (12:40 pm)
Our 2010 Altima was recently in the dealership for a scheduled oil change. The tech informed us the brake pads should be changed as approx. 20% brake surface was remaining. The car has 50k miles so I saw no reason to doubt him. I've been doing brake work since I was a teenager. I removed the brake calipers and rotors. I had all 4 rotors re-surfaced at a reputable establishment that I've dealt with for years. They informed me the front two were warped but could be turned within tolerance to correct the issue. I replaced the original pads with semi metallic pads. Installation was a breeze. No issues. Now I've noticed a noise coming from the rear brakes. Inspection revealed a cross hatch style pattern on both back rotors. I checked the front and found something similar but not as pronounced. My question - Is this normal for a Nissan brake pad break in period? I've never seen this happen on any other vehicle before. Any help is appreciated!
#134 of 135 Re:rubbing noise
Jul 04, 2012 (5:53 pm)
i am also having same kind of problem.. rubbing or grinding noise from front side when i drive my 2009 altima at 0 to 15 and also feel vibration while pressing brakes
dealer said there is no noise just bring it back when it gets worst i have put 31000 miles on it
#135 of 135 Re: 05 Altima Rotors Replace -- talked to Corporate this is what they said... [belle4948]
Jul 07, 2012 (10:21 pm)
I had replaced all 4 rotors on my 2007 Altima 2.5S at 28k miles in 2010. I had to replace the front rotors again at 45k miles 2 days ago. Rear pads were replaced in 2010. Front ones replaced now. The service guy gave me the same line - you must be harsh on the brakes. I am not, at all. This does not look normal to me. I like the car otherwise but hate the fact that I have had to spend $1,000 on brakes already.
Did the original poster get anywhere with Nissan on this issue?