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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.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Nissan Armada $125 $40.87 $84.00 26% $169.87
2014 Volkswagen Jetta $133 $48.69 $84.00 25% $177.69
2008 Toyota RAV4 $113 $42.94 $70.00 24% $150.44
2009 Scion xD $167 $75.73 $91.00 22% $215.48
2007 Ford Expedition $111 $40.87 $70.00 25% $148.37
2011 Infiniti EX35 $111 $40.87 $70.00 25% $148.37
2003 BMW 745i $223 $124.68 $98.00 19% $275.18
2011 Acura CSX $146 $75.99 $70.00 20% $183.49
2014 Porsche 911 $257 $173.41 $84.00 14% $302.41
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Recent Brake Pad Replacement reviews in Chicago

James

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James
8 years of experience
James was very professional and a pleasure to work with. He was punctual ( started at 7am) so I didn’t have to change my morning routine. He explained everything he repaired, showing me what went wrong and how he fixed it. Would definitely recommend him to others.
2008 HONDA FIT - BRAKE PAD REPLACEMENT - CHICAGO, IL

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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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