VIDEO: Can A Rotor Become Out Of Balance Like A Tire?

VIDEO: Can A Rotor Become Out Of Balance Like A Tire?

Rotors do not have enough mass or diameter to cause a significant balance problem. This video is sponsored by ADVICS.

If a vehicle has a vibration issue could the brake rotors contribute to the problem? The answer is no. Most brake rotors are balanced at the factory and instead of adding weight they remove a small amount of material in a process called mill balancing. In the field, rotors do not have enough mass or diameter to cause a significant balance problem.

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