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I think I need to get new brakes on my '02 SLK32 AMG. The rotors clearly have a lip and they are squeaking when I come to a stop. It appears the PO changed the pads (about 90% left) but not the rotors. From what I've read on here, that's not how it's supposed to be done.
Can I change just the rotors and save the pads?
Also, can anyone give me an idea of the costs I should expect to pay from an independent repair shop?
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Check the rotors measurements you might be able to have them cut. Small chance but check first. Need to cross cut to make them quite.
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Check the rotors before you do anything. I don't have access to WIS at the moment, but I'd bet if you called a dealer they would give you the minimum thickness.

Lipping on the rotors can be the fact that the wrong pads are being used - most MB's have pads that are right at the rotor diameter.



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