Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Fastback

Volkswagen Fastback Brake Pad Replacement costs $126 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$104 to $157
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $34 -$77
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$161 to 246
Average Shop price
$125 to 179
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1973 Volkswagen FastbackH4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.44Shop/Dealer Price$130.07 - $168.29
1970 Volkswagen FastbackH4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.38Shop/Dealer Price$186.31 - $258.29
1971 Volkswagen FastbackH4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.38Shop/Dealer Price$186.27 - $258.21
1972 Volkswagen FastbackH4-1.6LService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$105.77Shop/Dealer Price$129.27 - $167.02
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2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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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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