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#3430966 - 07/21/14 09:38 AM Re: Rumbling front brakes 2013 GC [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
mcrn Offline


Registered: 11/30/05
Posts: 2606
Loc: FL
Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
Originally Posted By: mcrn
Wasn't there a TSB or a recall on GC brakes? I could be completely wrong....it just seems like someone I work with had to take theirs in.
Where would I look for info?

Wayne



Quick google search brought this up
http://www.jeepproblems.com/tsbs/Grand_Cherokee/2014/

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#3431147 - 07/21/14 01:25 PM Re: Rumbling front brakes 2013 GC [Re: mrsilv04]
JTK Offline


Registered: 08/14/03
Posts: 7440
Loc: Buffalo, NY
Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Wayne - 16 inch or 17 inch wheels on the GC?


16"


Unfortunately, those are the old design brakes... which have been a problem for years in the Dodge/Chrysler minivans.

Just bite the bullet and do a brake job with new pads and rotors, and move on.


Yep. Good call. Unfortunately, you got the last model year with the horrible brakes. You could get the upgraded brakes on 2013's, but you had to bump up out of the base model, to models with 17" wheels for the larger rotors. For 2014+, even the most basic AVP/CVP models come with the upgraded brakes.

~36K miles in a year! WOW. That's actually well beyond what owners are getting out of the 16" wheel brakes on DGCs. New pads and rotors are in order.


Edited by JTK (07/21/14 01:29 PM)
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#3431876 - 07/22/14 03:02 AM Re: Rumbling front brakes 2013 GC [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
Subdued Offline


Registered: 10/06/13
Posts: 334
Loc: Youngstown, NY
I have an 08 T&C with the same [censored] brake system. Since we put 30k miles a year I've gotten pretty fast at breaking down and reassembling the brakes on the thing...

Oddly enough I still love the van


Edited by Subdued (07/22/14 03:02 AM)

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