(2009 Volvo XC90) There is black powder that gathers on my paint around wheel wells...is this the brakes? And is it. A problem?


Asked by Aug 10, 2013 at 12:13 PM about the 2009 Volvo XC90

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just bought this car..should I be worried?

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Sounds like it is brake dust. It is normal to have some around the wheel wells. If your brakes are operating properly and not making any squealing noises I would not worry about the dust.



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