Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Brake Pad Replacement costs $144 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$134 to $177
Labor: $70 -$96
Parts: $64 -$81
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$221 to 273
Average Shop price
$163 to 201
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.12Shop/Dealer Price$170.92 - $233.65
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$150.57Shop/Dealer Price$185.30 - $256.68
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$150.57Shop/Dealer Price$185.26 - $256.60
2008 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$141.68Shop/Dealer Price$174.17 - $238.85
2003 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.41Shop/Dealer Price$188.79 - $262.25
2014 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.28Shop/Dealer Price$210.52 - $289.04
2004 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$143.37Shop/Dealer Price$176.32 - $242.30
2016 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$137.84Shop/Dealer Price$169.39 - $231.21
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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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