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Old 05-23-2011, 03:43 PM
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Brake rotors very hot after driving but not much braking...:

Brake rotors on front and rear feel about 180 Farenhiet after driving but not much braking (no hard braking) just day cruising. Ambient temp outside in the 60's. Ideas? Normal?
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Re: Brake rotors very hot after driving but not much braking...:

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Re: Brake rotors very hot after driving but not much braking...:

Yes, that's normal. When you brake to a stop, you're converting all the kinetic energy of a 5000-pound vehicle into heat. A single stop from 60mph creates enough heat to boil 15 gallons of water. Click here for a readable discussion of the science.
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Re: Brake rotors very hot after driving but not much braking...:

Thank you very much! Very interesting...
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