Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for Pontiac Wave5

Pontiac Wave5 Brake Pad Replacement costs $148 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$148 to $158
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $78
Average Dealer price
$248
Average Shop price
$180
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Pontiac Wave5L4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.89Shop/Dealer Price$189.38 - $263.18
2006 Pontiac Wave5L4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$152.33Shop/Dealer Price$187.51 - $260.20
2005 Pontiac Wave5L4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$152.33Shop/Dealer Price$187.46 - $260.12
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Parts required for a Pontiac Wave5 Brake Pad Replacement

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Previous repair was not done properly. I feel I should be reimbursed for that especially since after the "repair" I now have more problems with the car. I have no problem with Mr. Pryke.
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Tom is a very good mechanic Wish there would be more people around like him. He fixed the problem in a very short time. I had this problem before and it took the Pontiac Dealer 4 month to fix it not to mention the cost. Thanks again Tom. Regards Juergen Westerwelle
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All about Brake Pad Replacement

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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