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I had to replace and rotors on my abarth at 13,500 miles. Is

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I had to replace and rotors on my abarth at 13,500 miles. Is that normal
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.

That does seem pretty premature, however the brakes on the 500 tend to have a shorter lifespan than normal. It seems to be fairly common to have them replaced around the 20k mile mark, but driving habits and road conditions can make them wear out a little sooner or later than normal. what seems to happen is the brake pads tend to drag when the brake pedal is released causing premature wear on the pads.

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