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X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:10 AM
Dave Driscoll Dave Driscoll is offline
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Mein Auto: 2007 X3
2007 X3 Brakes

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Picked up 63,000 mile 2007 X3 last week...swapped in my 2005...brakes seem funky...squeak when backing...subtle shudder just when coming to a full stop...generally seem weaker than the 2005...thoughts?...suggestions...dealer says he'll do whatever...thanks
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:49 AM
jdauria jdauria is offline
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Mein Auto: E39 ///M5
new pads, maybe rotors
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:34 PM
bluskye bluskye is offline
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The brakes are the same from 2005. Was this car sitting on a lot for months? If so, there maybe surface rust on the rotors. It will go away after a few days. The sensors will tell you if the pads are low.
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