Important: DO NOT replace the wheels or brake rotors for this condition.

If you encounter a vehicle with the above concern, follow the procedure below.
 1. Remove both of the front wheels. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation in SI.
 2. Clean both of the wheel mounting surfaces as follows.
◦Using a clean cloth dampened with approved brake cleaner (ex. Part number 19370705 (U.S.), 88901247 (Canada)), wipe the mounting surface of the wheel(s) removing any residual grey or black material that has accumulated on the wheel mounting surfaces.

Note: All cleaning must be done by hand. DO NOT use pneumatic or power tools.

 3. Clean the wheel mounting surface of the brake rotors, or sometimes referred to as the brake rotor top hats, as follows:

◦Using 3M red Scotch-Brite 7447 pad or equivalent with approved brake cleaner (ex. Part number 19370705 (U.S.), 88901247 (Canada)),wipe the wheel mounting surface of the rotor (brake rotor top hat) and the wheel pilot at the center of the rotor, removingany residual grey or black material that has accumulated on the rotors.

Note: All cleaning must be done by hand. DO NOT use pneumatic or power tools.

◦Using Super Lube paste, P/N 12371287 (in Canada, 10953437) or equivalent, apply a light coat around the center pilot of thehub ONLY.
 4. Reinstall both of the wheels using the original wheel nuts. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation in SI.

Important: Be sure the wheels and rotors are thoroughly dry prior to installation.