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I feel a pulsating in my brake pedal when I am coming to a stop, or when I am backing up. It usually happens when I am going 20 miles or less. I thought that it was due to icy/wet conditions, however this is not the case. It is happening more often. Do I need to replace my rear rotors?

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Your front brakes and rotors take on the most weight and stopping power, so it may be one of these that need attention. It could be the system needs to be bled, or the rotor could be warped, this happens when it's hot outside and you hit a water puddle it also happens in colder months as the rotors are cold and hitting or riding the brakes cause heat to increase warping the rotors. If one is warped, replace it, but if it's worn a little then it can be machined down. Good Luck....

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