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common problem on 99 E46--search the archives (e) (archive)

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Posted by Steve on October 04, 1999 at 15:56:10:

In Reply to: Brake Warping 328 E46 posted by Bill on October 04, 1999 at 15:51:09:

: I own a '99/328i and I have noticed a vibration in the steering wheel during braking, since I bought the car in May.

: I brought it in to the dealer who replaced pads and rotors (free of charge) but offered a diturbing explanation, that I must have warped the rotors by driving my car around town too much. (thus over heating the breaks!)

: My car has has been driven normaly with a balanced combination of city and hi-way, and it only has 3k miles on it.

: I can't believe that I could have warped the rotors by driving the car around town too much? Especially with such low milage! (Not to mention that I noticed the vibration with in the first couple of weeks!)

: What's up with the dealers explation?

: Has anyone had a similar problems?

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