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Brake rotors & why they warp

[Volvo 122, 140, 160, 240, 260, 740, 760, 780, 850, 940, 960, C70, P1800, S40, S60, S60R, S70, S80, S90, V40, V70 2.3Liter Turbo 2WD, V70 2.3Liter Turbo AWD, V70 2.4Liter Turbo 2WD, V70 2.4Liter Turbo AWD, V70 2.4L non-Turbo, V70 2.5Liter non-Turbo, V70 2.5Liter Turbo 2WD, V70 2.5Liter Turbo AWD, V70R, V90, XC70, XC90]

There are 2 main causes of warped rotors, overheating and over tightened lug nuts.

STEP 1 Excessive heat causes warping because rotors manufactured today are only just thick enough to meet federal safety specifications. In fact, it is recommended that you never have them turned because the result is they will be too thin
to meet the specifications.
STEP 2 Lug nuts should be tightened by hand according to Volvo's specifications for your Volvo. For proper tightening, use a torque wrench. Using an impact wrench to tighten the lug nuts can cause warping.

Our recommendation is cross-drilled rotors and ceramic pads

The holes in our Volvo Cross Drilled Rotors help to keep the surface of the rotors cooler. They are drilled and chamfered (counter sunk) before they are heat-treated. Ceramic pads rapidly recover from the heat of heavy braking and they produce almost no
brake dust.

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