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Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) Estimate for Mercedes-Benz SLK320

Mercedes-Benz SLK320 Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) costs $165 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)Estimate$247.03Shop/Dealer Price$305.49 - $432.05
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)Estimate$227.03Shop/Dealer Price$285.52 - $412.10
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)Estimate$227.03Shop/Dealer Price$285.52 - $412.10
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320V6-3.2LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)Estimate$227.03Shop/Dealer Price$285.48 - $412.03
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Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) Service

What are the Brake Shoes (Rear) all about?

Brake shoes are found only at the rear wheels in cars with a drum brake system. When you step on the brake pedal, brake shoes press against the brake drums to cause friction that slows down the car. Brake shoes usually last twice as long as brake pads.

Keep in mind:

  • Both brake shoes should be replaced at the same time.
  • Damaged brake drums and leaky wheel cylinders can sometimes cause damage to brake shoes, so those elements may need replacing as well.

How it's done:

  • Inspect brake shoes for contamination and thickness.
  • Replace brake shoes if faulty.
  • Adjust the brakes.
  • Inspect springs, backing plate, brake cylinders, brake drums, and emergency brake cable.
  • Lubricate the backing plate.
  • Perform basic safety inspection, including test drive.

Our recommendation:

It is a good idea to get the brake shoes inspected and measured once a year. To inspect brake shoes, the mechanic will usually have to take the tires off. If you are getting a brake service, and if the brake shoes are still good, just have them cleaned and adjusted. Get your brake system inspected if the brake warning light is on. If the shoes need replacing, we highly recommend ceramic brake shoes.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Brake Shoes (Rear)?

  • Noise from rear brakes.
  • Hand brake does not hold.
  • Car shakes upon braking.

How important is this service?

All services associated with proper function of your brakes are important. In addition to safety issues, ignoring small repairs can quickly lead to more serious (and more expensive) problems.

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Lamine

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Lamine
2 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Spark Plugs - Orlando, Florida
Lamines was prompt, on-time, professional, efficient, meticulous, and informative.

Carlos

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Carlos
25 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Pleasant Hill, California
Carlos is so amazing! He is very efficient yet thorough, and will tell you flat out whether or not he thinks it is a good deal. He gave me advice on smaller maintenance strategies, shared his knowledge of dos and donts, and helped me figure out some specific features. I also got to sit with him in the car while he drove it around, which I really liked. He explained what he noticed and felt, and why he was doing certain things. Having Carlos check it out made me feel much more confident in my purchase, and I felt a lot less nervous taking the leap. I plan on calling him back up down the line for anything I need. In the end, I was able to drive (not walk) away in an amazing 2003 Mercedes Benz SLK320. I really appreciate his help and advice.

Theodore

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Theodore
16 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Brake Light Switch Replacement - Bellevue, Washington
Excellent services

Nathan

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Nathan
29 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK320 V6-3.2L - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Fort Worth, Texas
Did great job as always.

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