BMW 550i GT Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office.

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Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for BMW 550i GT

BMW 550i GT Brake Pad Replacement costs $244 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$216 to $286
Labor: $77 -$104
Parts: $139 -$182
Average Dealer price
$381 to 485
Average Shop price
$266 to 336
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2013 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$355.30Shop/Dealer Price$452.83 - $682.51
2014 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.91 - $866.05
2010 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$369.30Shop/Dealer Price$471.96 - $705.50
2011 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.86 - $865.97
2015 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$362.30Shop/Dealer Price$462.39 - $694.00
2010 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$455.22Shop/Dealer Price$579.30 - $877.23
2012 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.95 - $866.12
2015 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.90 - $866.04
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Brake Pad Replacement Service & Cost

What are the Brake Pads all about?

Depending on your car’s brake system, it may use between 4 to 8 brake pads. When you step on the brake pedal, the master cylinder sends fluid under pressure to the brake calipers (which hold the brake pads). The caliper presses the brake pad against the brake rotor, causing friction that slows down the car. During normal usage of the brakes, brake pads wear out and become thinner. If the thickness of brake pads is less than 3mm, it is time to change the pads. Depending on where you drive (city driving tends to wear pads out quicker) brake pads usually last between 30,000 to 35,000 miles.

Some vehicles (e.g., BMWs) are equipped with a low-pad-warning system. In these vehicles, you will also need to replace the brake sensors as part of the brake pad service.

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Keep in mind:

Brake pads are replaced in pairs during a brake service. This means if you choose front brake pads, both front wheels should get new brake pads. The same situation applies for rear wheels.

How it's done:

  • Inspect brake pads.
  • Install new pads if thickness is less than 3mm.
  • Inspect: rotors, calipers, hoses, and brake fluid condition.
  • Perform a basic safety inspection.
  • Test drive the vehicle.

Our recommendation:

Your mechanic should measure the thickness of brake pads every 12 to 15 months. Get your brake system inspected if the brake-warning light is on.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Brake Pads?

  • Grinding, squealing or screeching noise when you apply brakes.
  • Brake pedal is lower than normal.
  • Brake or low-pad warning light is on.
  • Vibration in the steering wheel.

How important is this service?

Regular maintenance and replacement of your brake pads is a very important safety measure. If you drive your vehicle with worn-down brake pads, braking distances increase, you risk damage to the brake rotors (which are more expensive than brake pads), and most importantly, you put yourself and others at risk. Brake repair should be completed if the brake pads are less than 3mm thick to ensure safe operation of your car.

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Honorio is a great guy, I would trust him with any work I would have on my cars. He replaced the brake pads/rotors on my '13 BMW and everything was perfect- he showed up at a convenient time as promised and explained the details of work he is going to perform, completed the work within the time he quoted and made sure with me everything was as expected. Great guy!!
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Chris was on-time, friendly and very efficient! I don't like dealing with car issues and this made the experience so much nicer. He was quicker than the quoted estimated time, and was very helpful when answering the few questions I had.
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2013 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$355.30Shop/Dealer Price$452.83 - $682.51
2014 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.91 - $866.05
2010 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$369.30Shop/Dealer Price$471.96 - $705.50
2011 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.86 - $865.97
2015 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$362.30Shop/Dealer Price$462.39 - $694.00
2010 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$455.22Shop/Dealer Price$579.30 - $877.23
2012 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.95 - $866.12
2015 BMW 550i GTV8-4.4L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.22Shop/Dealer Price$569.90 - $866.04
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