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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 4dr Sedan Manual (Natl)

2002 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
32 mpg city / 41 mpg hwy
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August 3, 2012, 8:02 am

Riva C
 

Question: Do I need the rear brakes adjusted/cleaned on my car?

I have less than 34,000 miles on the car, but brakes have never been worked on. They say I need the front rotors turned and the back brakes cleaned and adjusted. The front brakes have been squeaking some.


August 7, 2012, 8:18 pm

Elizabeth K
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If you are not having problems or noises coming from the rear, then you do not need anything done to them at that mileage. They are self-adjusting and sometimes noise issues can be resolved by cleaning them, but that is not something you do for no reason.


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