Do you recommend that I take it back to the dealer to see if that is the case? Will it do anything bad if I don't?
I forgot to mention that they only resurfaced the front rotors, but they cleaned all the pads, do you thing it could be like you said didn't put grease between that pads caliper?
I'd take it back for a free fix, the squeal might go away or get worse. And I wonder what they "cleaned" the pads with?? Normally you wipe them off dry or use a little brake clean but NOTHING else.
Did they tell you why the driver's front rotor was running hot??
They told me that it could be because I might be pressing on my brakes hard and they are getting hot. I guess it makes sense since some days the noise doesn't happen and some days it does. My stepfather told me that he believes that could be true because he told me that I have a habit of braking "late" rather then slow and steady.
Post by Bad Drivers of Columbus, GA on May 17, 2014 19:43:18 GMT -5
Riding the brakes will heat them up as well, but regardless of that I'd take it to a local shop and not the dealer for wear items if you can't work on it yourself. You'll continue to get ripped off at the dealership (also goes by the name stealership ).
Bad New Jersey Drivers Breaking hard or riding them would cause the temps to rise, but unless you have really cheap crappy pads & rotors (and I mean REALLY cheap) or are driving a road course, it's not going to lead to noises unless there are underlying problems.
Could be a lot of things, I'd be speculating really. I do a lot of my own work, and I mean a lot. PM me if you want to discuss, but if you're not comfortable doing your own checking or work, I would try a non-dealer garage, typically unless you go to a REALLY good one you're just going to get the runaround and BS answers.
Last Edit: May 18, 2014 16:09:56 GMT -5 by Cynthius
Post by Bad New Jersey Drivers on May 18, 2014 16:58:39 GMT -5
Thanks for your generous help Cynthius I am actually going to a local garage this week to have them look at my brakes for me rather then drive back to the Nissan dealer to have real opinion of what is happening rather then what you said, a complete runaround from Nissan.
Post by Bad New Jersey Drivers on May 27, 2014 20:39:04 GMT -5
MichiganDashcam OMG!!!!!! They need to do some investigation for the 2012 Versa too which I have. I was reading the article and it says some cars creep forward when stopped and that's some of the reasons they are investigating! That has happen to me before! I am going to file a complaint with the NHSTA right now so they can look at the 2012 too.
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