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How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Chicago?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Chicago. Our mechanics in Chicago are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Chicago.

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Parts: $34 - $208
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Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1991 Honda Civic L4-1.6LYourMechanic Price$155.44Shop/Dealer Price$190.13 - $248.46
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$137.84Shop/Dealer Price$169.39 - $231.21
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 V8-6.0LYourMechanic Price$190.03Shop/Dealer Price$232.80 - $308.78
Brake Pads - Rear Replacement for 1990 Dodge Monaco V6-3.0LYourMechanic Price$112.67Shop/Dealer Price$137.31 - $171.92
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1986 BMW 528e L6-2.7LYourMechanic Price$201.92Shop/Dealer Price$261.12 - $375.79
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica V6-3.6L HybridYourMechanic Price$128.74Shop/Dealer Price$157.94 - $212.88
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$143.35Shop/Dealer Price$176.29 - $242.26
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2008 Mercury Mariner L4-2.3L HybridYourMechanic Price$121.29Shop/Dealer Price$148.70 - $198.10
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Brake Pad Replacement Service

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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Dan
34 years of experience
Very courteous and knowledable. Performance the services as schdule. Came back for follow up to check on a issue. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE.
2009 NISSAN MAXIMA - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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12 years of experience
Jose did a great job. A problem came up and he went out of his way to get it taken care of as quickly as possible.
2006 VOLVO S60 - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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21 years of experience
Prompt, courteous, affable. Quick, accurate non self serving diagnosis. It will be pleasure to do business again.
2002 ACURA TL - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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25 years of experience
My experience with Clifton was a very pleasant one. He did an excellent job on my car
2003 JAGUAR X-TYPE - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1991 Honda Civic L4-1.6LYourMechanic Price$155.44Shop/Dealer Price$190.13 - $248.46
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$137.84Shop/Dealer Price$169.39 - $231.21
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 V8-6.0LYourMechanic Price$190.03Shop/Dealer Price$232.80 - $308.78
Brake Pads - Rear Replacement for 1990 Dodge Monaco V6-3.0LYourMechanic Price$112.67Shop/Dealer Price$137.31 - $171.92
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1986 BMW 528e L6-2.7LYourMechanic Price$201.92Shop/Dealer Price$261.12 - $375.79
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica V6-3.6L HybridYourMechanic Price$128.74Shop/Dealer Price$157.94 - $212.88
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$143.35Shop/Dealer Price$176.29 - $242.26
Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 2008 Mercury Mariner L4-2.3L HybridYourMechanic Price$121.29Shop/Dealer Price$148.70 - $198.10
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