Subject: BRAKE ROTOR REFINISH PARTS ORDERING INFORMATION
Model and Year: 1981-90 ALL PASSENGER CARS AND TRUCKS
Source: Chevrolet Service Bulletin
Bulletin Number: 90-293-5 - (06/22/1990)
Comments have been received of poor brake rotor finish and/or hard brake pedal feel after refinishing brake rotors using the On-Vehicle Brake Lathe (VGB 320/366, Kent-Moore 38-070400) sold through GM Dealer Equipment program.
This condition results from using non-original cutting tips. Only original equipment replacement tips should be used.
When replacing the original cutting tips for an On-Vehicle Brake Lathe, use only replacement tips ordered from Kent-Moore Tool and Equipment Division. The replacement cutting tips can be ordered from Kent-Moore (1-800-GM-TOOLS) as follows:
Part Number: J-37704-13 Cutting Tips (Box of Ten)
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Article ID: 710
Created: August 2, 2014
Last Updated: August 2, 2014
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