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Brake Caliper Replacement Estimate for Mercury Tracer

Mercury Tracer Brake Caliper Replacement costs $291 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1991 Mercury TracerL4-1.8LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$351.64Shop/Dealer Price$414.36 - $546.71
1992 Mercury TracerL4-1.8LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$311.64Shop/Dealer Price$374.39 - $506.77
1999 Mercury TracerL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$311.64Shop/Dealer Price$374.39 - $506.76
1997 Mercury TracerL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$452.24Shop/Dealer Price$550.10 - $787.88
1999 Mercury TracerL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$311.64Shop/Dealer Price$374.42 - $506.82
1997 Mercury TracerL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$311.64Shop/Dealer Price$374.39 - $506.76
1991 Mercury TracerL4-1.9LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$321.64Shop/Dealer Price$384.12 - $516.29
1996 Mercury TracerL4-1.8LService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$304.64Shop/Dealer Price$365.33 - $496.16
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Brake Caliper Replacement Service

What is the Brake Caliper all about?

Most cars come with disc brakes in the front, and many models also have disc brakes in the rear. A caliper is part of the disc brake system. When you press the brake pedal, the brake fluid flows from the master cylinder to the calipers. Brake fluid then applies pressure on the piston inside the caliper, pushing the brake pads against the rotors to slow/stop your car. A car can have either 2 or 4 calipers. If the car has rotors on all four tires, then it will have four calipers. If the car has two rotors and two drums, then it will come with two calipers in front. The calipers can become contaminated, rusty, and start to leak brake fluid. Brake calipers absorb a lot of heat generated from the braking system. Over time, this heat can destroy or weaken the seals inside the calipers. Caliper servicing is usually done as part of a brake service job.

Keep in mind:

Work on brake calipers would likely include new brake pads because if the calipers have gone bad, it is very likely that the brake pads are worn out.

How it's done:

  • Remove and replace brake caliper and pads.
  • Inspect brake rotors.
  • Inspect brake line hoses.
  • Replace brake fluid.
  • Re-check brake system for fluid leaks.
  • Bleed the brake system.
  • Torque wheels to factory specifications.
  • Check brake system performance.

Our recommendation:

  • Keep up with the regular brake services as suggested by the manufacturer.
  • If you drive the car with thin brake pads or rotors, it will ruin the calipers.
  • Change the brake fluid on a regular basis (approx. every 30,000 miles).
  • If you notice a clear fluid on the tires or on your driveway and a change in the way the brake pedals feel (softer pedals), it is time to get the brake system inspected.

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

  • Abnormal squealing noise from brakes.
  • When braking, the car will pull hard left or right.
  • Braking feels soft and spongy (brake pedals are easier to push than usual, going all the way to the floor when stepped on).
  • Brake fluid is leaking (clear fluid on the driveway or on the wheels).

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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Mercury Tracer L4-2.0L - Oil Change - Fairview, Tennessee
Joe was friendly and very timely. He completed exactly what I needed and even suggested proper advice on other services for the future. Very pleased

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Zachary
17 years of experience
Mercury Tracer L4-1.9L - Brakes, Steering and Suspension System - Cape Coral, Florida
This was by far the best customer service experience that I have ever dealt with he was very professional very informative I actually ended up getting the wrong part for my car and he went the extra mile to search for the right part when he couldn't find the right part he had it ordered in and he even opened up his availability for me to work with my schedule and to have my car fixed before I make a road trip to make sure that my car is safe he even took it on a test drive and he gave me very good pointers on what else my car would need he was very very helpful I would refer him to anybody great job Zach your awsome keep up the great work

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16 years of experience
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Chris
16 years of experience
Mercury Tracer L4-1.9L - Coolant is leaking - Los Angeles, California
Chris was amazing super professional and efficient and very nice. He showed up un time and went beyond his duty...in fact I know that from now on he will be my only mecanic. Your site rules! I've raliing about it wih all my friends!

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Allen
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Mercury Tracer L4-2.0L - Alternator Belt - Daytona Beach, Florida
Allen is very Knowledgeable and he was able to fix my issue without any complications. He will definitely be my Master Mechanic for auto problems in the future.

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