Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for Saturn Astra

Saturn Astra Brake Pad Replacement costs $149 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$142 to $168
Labor: $91 -$104
Parts: $51 -$64
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$222 to 249
Average Shop price
$172 to 188
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Saturn AstraL4-1.8LService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.85Shop/Dealer Price$178.44 - $233.73
2008 Saturn AstraL4-1.8LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$158.84Shop/Dealer Price$194.77 - $259.87
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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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