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Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) Estimate for Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) costs $164 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$109 to $255
Labor: $70 -$144
Parts: $39 -$111
Average Dealer price
$172 to 389
Average Shop price
$133 to 289
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2016 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.4L Turbo HybridService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$167.38Shop/Dealer Price$206.25 - $290.17
2008 Volkswagen JettaL5-2.5LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$230.24Shop/Dealer Price$284.31 - $407.12
2013 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.4L Turbo HybridService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$197.70Shop/Dealer Price$244.17 - $350.85
2002 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$178.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.63 - $303.63
2015 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$181.38Shop/Dealer Price$223.16 - $309.28
1994 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$164.52Shop/Dealer Price$202.67 - $284.44
2002 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.8L TurboService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$178.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.68 - $303.71
2000 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$211.70Shop/Dealer Price$261.13 - $370.03
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Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear) Service & Cost

What are the Brake Shoes (Rear) all about?

Brake shoes are found only at the rear wheels in cars with a drum brake system. When you step on the brake pedal, brake shoes press against the brake drums to cause friction that slows down the car. Brake shoes usually last twice as long as brake pads.

Keep in mind:

  • Both brake shoes should be replaced at the same time.
  • Damaged brake drums and leaky wheel cylinders can sometimes cause damage to brake shoes, so those elements may need replacing as well.

How it's done:

  • Inspect brake shoes for contamination and thickness.
  • Replace brake shoes if faulty.
  • Adjust the brakes.
  • Inspect springs, backing plate, brake cylinders, brake drums, and emergency brake cable.
  • Lubricate the backing plate.
  • Perform basic safety inspection, including test drive.

Our recommendation:

It is a good idea to get the brake shoes inspected and measured once a year. To inspect brake shoes, the mechanic will usually have to take the tires off. If you are getting a brake service, and if the brake shoes are still good, just have them cleaned and adjusted. Get your brake system inspected if the brake warning light is on. If the shoes need replacing, we highly recommend ceramic brake shoes.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Brake Shoes (Rear)?

  • Noise from rear brakes.
  • Hand brake does not hold.
  • Car shakes upon braking.

How important is this service?

All services associated with proper function of your brakes are important. In addition to safety issues, ignoring small repairs can quickly lead to more serious (and more expensive) problems.

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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)
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Scott
32 years of experience
Perfect job
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Richard
7 years of experience
Richard was actually early for our appointment. He was friendly. Richard went out of his way to explain what he was doing and even took the time to educate me about my car. Positive attitude.
2011 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE, PASSENGER SIDE)
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Tyler
23 years of experience
Tyler is a really nice person and did the job well.
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2016 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.4L Turbo HybridService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$167.38Shop/Dealer Price$206.25 - $290.17
2008 Volkswagen JettaL5-2.5LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$230.24Shop/Dealer Price$284.31 - $407.12
2013 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.4L Turbo HybridService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$197.70Shop/Dealer Price$244.17 - $350.85
2002 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$178.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.63 - $303.63
2015 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$181.38Shop/Dealer Price$223.16 - $309.28
1994 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$164.52Shop/Dealer Price$202.67 - $284.44
2002 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.8L TurboService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$178.52Shop/Dealer Price$219.68 - $303.71
2000 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeBrake Shoe Replacement (Rear)YourMechanic Price$211.70Shop/Dealer Price$261.13 - $370.03
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