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Q: Brake pads - replacing them voids warranty?

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Dealer wants between 320-400 + tax for axle.

I don't need the entire axle replaced.

Should I go to a mechanic? (6 more years left in warranty)

Also, do I need to align the wheels after replacement?
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: They probably quoted you the price "pe...

They probably quoted you the price "per axle" - meaning $320-$400 for front and $320-$400 for rear. Brakes are always replace per axle - meaning front or rear. You never just replace one side only. Replacing brake pads with non-Infiniti brake pads does not void your warranty. If you'd like to go a different route, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can replace your brake pads at your home or office. Best of luck.

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