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Warped UFO rotors
So, my UFO rotors have warped again. Fortunately, they were last
replaced in March (app. 11,000 miles ago), so AoA will cover parts and
Now, this costs AoA money every time they have to do this, so I'm asking
them to cover a retrofit to the regular, non-q 91 200 brakes once and
for all. Has anybody had any luck with this approach? It would seem to
be to their advantage, but God only knows if they're smart enough (read:
if the left hand knows or cares what the right hand is doing) to realize
The retail cost of the rotors is $600 per, so along with new pads, I'd
expect this to cost AoA somewhere in the neighbourhood of $600-$700,
assuming a 100% or so markup. Since the cost of the original retrofit
kit was about $2200, from what I've heard, should the customer have paid
retail for it, we're looking at maybe $1100 with the same markup for the
kit, which is less than 2 warranty replacements. Is there a flaw in my
logic here somewhere?
I have a call in with AoA, but I'm not sure the telephone rep I talked
to have any idea what I'm talking about. It is a reasonable esoteric
area in the light of all the models and years they have to know about,
so I wasn't expecting that anyway. We'll see.
Any input greatly appreciated.
- peter, firstname.lastname@example.org, issaquah, wa, usa
94 acura legend gs
80 mazda 626