When your brakes are screeching or squealing, you likely need to have your brakes done. Typically when your brakes are done, the pads or shoes are replaced. In some instances, your rotors may also need to be resurfaced or replaced. If it seems like a shop is recommending you resurface or replace your rotors every time the shoes are replaced, you may find yourself wondering if this is normal. Here are a few questions you may have about whether your rotors need to be resurfaced every time your brakes are done.
As a car owner, you understand the importance of having routine maintenance projects conducted in order to not just keep it running, but to maintain the most efficient functioning of the vehicle. There is more to maintenance than the occasional tune-up. Maintenance is preventative and holds off the need for a full tune-up as well as putting off the need for major repairs. Although maintenance was once a job you could do on your own or hire a mechanic for, with modern computerized cars what may seem like a simple task requires the services of a professional to properly complete.