Toyota Repair Problems? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Thats not possible, unless its from rust. The pads will last forever
the site is lagging bad
my car is very clean. i live far away ocean
Thats not what I mean.. A Prius has a very large electric motor, It uses that motor to slow the car down, There is very little work done by the actual brakes. It called regenerative braking. (which also helps charge the battery) ... Since the brakes dont do a whole lot, they have a tendency to rust.
Did the shop specify why you needed brakes?
they said i drive with 2 feet but i do not. my corolla need brake pad around 60000 miles.
was it a dealer?
did you do rotors also?
The service writer possibly sold the job as needing brakes, not actually being told by the tech, it was a rust issue. You dont replace rotors unless they cant be machined...The technicain doesnt get paid on parts, so he has no reason to sell rotors unless they are necessary. Its fairly common for the prius to need brake replacement (due to rust) every 2 years
rotors damaged due to metal grinding to metal. so i need new rotors.
i saw my damaged rotors
Did you feel it grinding?
yes , load grinding. i saw the damage
Then the brakes are getting stuck in the calipers pad holders and not releasing. When the brakes are done, they should be cleaned and greased. This will still happen because of rust and lack of use..
Its not something you are doing as you drive.
Its mostly unavoidable on that car.
brake pads moving free in and out, no stuck.
then your car is an enigma
i got third set of brake and rotors during this year.
sry, im going to bed
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