definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,000 miles

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problem #1

Oct 012009


  • 38,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that whenever the brakes were applied they made a loud noise and the vehicle was shaking. He previously had the entire braking system replaced. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where he was informed that the rotors were delaminating and the calipers were stuck. He was also informed that the braking system needed to be replaced and the failure occurred because the vehicle was not driven often enough. The failure mileage was approximately 38,000. The current mileage was approximately 42,000.

- Newport, ME, USA