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Brake Caliper Replacement Estimate for Nissan 200SX

Nissan 200SX Brake Caliper Replacement costs $313 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1982 Nissan 200SXL4-2.2LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$466.76Shop/Dealer Price$555.74 - $761.28
1996 Nissan 200SXL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$298.94Shop/Dealer Price$360.04 - $493.02
1985 Nissan 200SXL4-1.8L TurboService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$430.76Shop/Dealer Price$521.01 - $727.52
1986 Nissan 200SXL4-1.8L TurboService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$430.76Shop/Dealer Price$520.96 - $727.43
1995 Nissan 200SXL4-1.6LService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$314.94Shop/Dealer Price$378.55 - $513.42
1978 Nissan 200SXL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$518.20Shop/Dealer Price$634.11 - $931.54
1981 Nissan 200SXL4-2.0LService typeBrake Caliper - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$331.00Shop/Dealer Price$397.61 - $547.71
1986 Nissan 200SXL4-1.8L TurboService typeBrake Caliper - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$446.10Shop/Dealer Price$537.86 - $747.65
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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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Whitney
39 years of experience
Nissan 200SX L4-1.6L - Other Inspections - San Jose, California
Whitney is a great mechanic! He genuinely wants to help people out as opposed to scare them with the kind of problems they might encounter. He was very understanding about my financial situation (I'm a grad student who owns a beat up Nissan 98), and explained the costs clearly. I had initially called in to replace my alternator, but it turned out it was my battery that was at fault. He charged me for an inspection and gave me suggestions on how to pick out a used battery- and actually drove me to an auto-parts store a block away! (But ended up buying a new battery). Would highly recommend both the mechanic as well as this service. It's nice to see a business model where the mechanic earns a good fraction of the consumer cost.

Michael

21 years of experience
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Michael
21 years of experience
Nissan 200SX L4-1.6L - Alternator - Rialto, California
Came early and did great job.

Nazareth

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Nazareth
27 years of experience
Nissan 200SX L4-1.6L - Speed Sensor - Altadena, California
Great and Straightforward

Joseph

20 years of experience
622 reviews
Joseph
20 years of experience
Nissan 200SX L4-1.6L - Brake Shoes (Rear) - Salt Lake City, Utah
Rear brake job, showed up on time, did the job in a timely manner, no complaints. Would book again.

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