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My 2007 Kia Optima has 63,000 miles on it. I have had to replace the rear brakes at approx. 25,000 miles. I now have to replace them again at 63,000 miles. The back rotors are warped and need to be replaced, possibly for the second time, I'm not sure. The repair shop says the front brakes look new. Since most braking is done by the front brakes, I can't understand this opposite wear situation. Please advise what you think is wrong and how to fix it. Thank you, Andy

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I had the same problem with my 2007 kia optima. Replaced the pads at about 30k, The pads tend to get stuck and not fully release from the rotor. I took mine to the dealership at around 45k and they replaced the calipers and pads under warranty. According to the dealership the rear brakes are suppose to be serviced every 15k to prevent this from happening

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