Volkswagen GTI Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office.

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Brake Pad Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI Brake Pad Replacement costs $157 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$127 to $208
Labor: $70 -$120
Parts: $57 -$88
Average Dealer price
$208 to 317
Average Shop price
$155 to 236
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2017 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$207.66Shop/Dealer Price$256.60 - $370.73
2016 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$211.16Shop/Dealer Price$261.04 - $377.85
2015 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$225.16Shop/Dealer Price$277.90 - $396.86
2014 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$224.58Shop/Dealer Price$277.20 - $395.75
2012 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$211.70Shop/Dealer Price$261.06 - $369.92
2014 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$243.52Shop/Dealer Price$300.82 - $433.52
2009 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$198.72Shop/Dealer Price$244.93 - $344.11
2007 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$230.24Shop/Dealer Price$284.30 - $407.11
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Brake Pad Replacement Service & Cost

What are the Brake Pads all about?

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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Keep in mind:

Brake pads are replaced in pairs during a brake service. This means if you choose front brake pads, both front wheels should get new brake pads. The same situation applies for rear wheels.

How it's done:

  • Inspect brake pads.
  • Install new pads if thickness is less than 3mm.
  • Inspect: rotors, calipers, hoses, and brake fluid condition.
  • Perform a basic safety inspection.
  • Test drive the vehicle.

Our recommendation:

Your mechanic should measure the thickness of brake pads every 12 to 15 months. Get your brake system inspected if the brake-warning light is on.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Brake Pads?

  • Grinding, squealing or screeching noise when you apply brakes.
  • Brake pedal is lower than normal.
  • Brake or low-pad warning light is on.
  • Vibration in the steering wheel.

How important is this service?

Regular maintenance and replacement of your brake pads is a very important safety measure. If you drive your vehicle with worn-down brake pads, braking distances increase, you risk damage to the brake rotors (which are more expensive than brake pads), and most importantly, you put yourself and others at risk. Brake repair should be completed if the brake pads are less than 3mm thick to ensure safe operation of your car.

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Grzegorz

37 years of experience
361 reviews
Grzegorz
37 years of experience
I used Grzegorz twice now. First time to do a 50K mile maintenance and the second to replace our rear brake pads and air filter. After the first time, he noticed the brake pads and that one of my tires had a bubble in the side wall. When I took the car elsewhere to replace the tire, I asked them to also double check the condition of the air filter and brake pads just to see if they came back with the same recommendations. Turns out they did and YourMechanic was much cheaper to have it done (not to mention more convenient). So that's when I asked them to send him again. He arrives on time and texted me updates through the entire process. Really great experience.
2009 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR) - PACIFICA, CA

Alex

12 years of experience
312 reviews
Alex
12 years of experience
Alex made this the easiest repair I've ever had. He was professional, engaging and efficient. The home service was a real benefit. Alex even noted some other potential issues with my model SUV without trying to up-sell new services. A real Pro!
2005 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR) - DALLAS, TX

Emmette

32 years of experience
209 reviews
Emmette
32 years of experience
Emmette was truly outstanding. Due to particular complications I was having with another mechanic, my car was in worse condition than before that mechanic attempted to service my vehicle.. When I called and complained they had scheduled Emmette to come out the next day. However, Emmette interrupted his dinner with his family, found the parts I needed where the other mechanic failed, purchased them out of pocket to satisfy the customer needs, and repaired my vehicle in a timely and spectacular manner. Truly Emmette deserves recognition for his work, I couldn't have been happier with Emmette. I hope my original mechanic was an abnormality to be addressed. Emmette has set a new standard for me for his work on my vehicle and is representative of the experience I had hoped for and more with YourMechanic. All in all, I am extremely pleased with the price, the convenience that Emmette had given me and of course his professional, resourceful, dedicated work and behavior. I will most definitely be requesting him again when I use YourMechanic.
2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR) - TRIANGLE, VA

Fred

13 years of experience
101 reviews
Fred
13 years of experience
Fred should have test driven the vehicle more. The Emissions Shop warning light came on the first time I drove the car. The Other Inspection service was to ensure a good connection on glow plug 4 since the computer read out said it wasn't getting a consistent ground. Fred also did not arrive with the valve cover gasket or a spate glow plug wire. Now another YourMechanic is going to need to revisit the car, rip apart the engine to get to the glow plugs and install a new ~$15 cable. All could likely have been averted.
2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR) - CONROE, TX
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2017 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$207.66Shop/Dealer Price$256.60 - $370.73
2016 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$211.16Shop/Dealer Price$261.04 - $377.85
2015 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$225.16Shop/Dealer Price$277.90 - $396.86
2014 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$224.58Shop/Dealer Price$277.20 - $395.75
2012 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$211.70Shop/Dealer Price$261.06 - $369.92
2014 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$243.52Shop/Dealer Price$300.82 - $433.52
2009 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$198.72Shop/Dealer Price$244.93 - $344.11
2007 Volkswagen GTIL4-2.0L TurboService typeBrake Pads - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$230.24Shop/Dealer Price$284.30 - $407.11
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