Compass Brake Job -
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back > Models > Compass & Patriot Forum > Compass Brake Job

Advance Adapters SYE KitsFS: Jeep Fog Light LED Bulbs! Several Brightness Options! Rough Country Lift Kits and Parts!

Unread 09-10-2009, 01:37 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Mass
Posts: 1
Compass Brake Job

2007 Compass needs new brakes. Do I need to replace rotors or is it just a good idea? On other vehicles usually wait to replace rotors on 2nd brake job. Had a previous Jeep where mechanic told me that rotors could not be resurfaced because that were not made to be re-used again. Didn't know now if that was true or if Jeep had changed the type of rotors that it uses.


lastid123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-10-2009, 04:15 PM   #2
The Necessary Evil
Gramps's Avatar
2007 MK Compass 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Madison/Janesville, Wisconsin
Posts: 5,623
Unless the rotors are warped too much or just won't clean up with turning they can be turned down. The minimum is stamped on the rotor. Even NAPA has them for $35 - $51 if you need some.

Artificial intelligence is no substitute for natural stupidity

MK Skid Plate fasteners for sale posts 68 & 69

Also visit me at Photobucket
'06 WK Grand Cherokee Limited Quadra-Drive II, 5.7
'07 MK Compass Limited 4X4, AutoStick
Gramps is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-10-2009, 04:26 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: South
Posts: 3,650
Unless they are out of round, gouged badly or under minimum thickness. Just replace the pads. If it makes you feel, good sand the surface of the rotor a bit to clean 'em up. All of my vehicles have the original rotors. The highest mileage one is 155k.
xxxflhrci is offline   Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Suggested Threads

Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.