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It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics 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.

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Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1998 Dodge Durango V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$131.33Shop/Dealer Price$159.70 - $195.78
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1999 Chevrolet C3500 V8-6.5L Turbo DieselYourMechanic Price$195.10Shop/Dealer Price$236.89 - $283.47
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1978 Chevrolet Impala L6-4.1LYourMechanic Price$132.30Shop/Dealer Price$161.24 - $202.24
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1979 GMC K3500 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$143.47Shop/Dealer Price$175.23 - $224.63
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1978 Pontiac Catalina V8-6.6LYourMechanic Price$132.95Shop/Dealer Price$162.03 - $203.50
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1983 Lincoln Mark VI V8-5.0LYourMechanic Price$111.61Shop/Dealer Price$148.99 - $192.56
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme V6-3.8LYourMechanic Price$123.13Shop/Dealer Price$149.86 - $184.05
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1992 Dodge Ram 50 L4-2.4LYourMechanic Price$117.46Shop/Dealer Price$143.33 - $181.56
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Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement Service

What is the Brake Wheel Cylinder all about?

Brake wheel cylinders push the brake shoes against the brake drum, causing friction that slows down the car. They are located in the rear brake system, inside the brake drums. Over time, wheel cylinder seals may wear out and start leaking brake fluid, reducing the effectiveness of the brakes.

Keep in mind:

Brake wheel cylinders are replaced in pairs. Both rear tires will get new cylinders.

How it's done:

  • Inspect rear wheel cylinders for leakage.
  • Inspect rear brake shoes and hardware.
  • Replace wheel cylinders if found faulty.
  • Adjust rear brakes.
  • Lube backing plate.
  • Make sure axle seals are not leaking into brake drums.
  • Bleed entire brake system.
  • Perform a brake inspection, including test drive.

Our recommendation:

It is a good idea to get the brake wheel cylinders inspected once every year. You should get your brake system inspected immediately if the brake warning light is on.

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

  • Brake pedal goes all the way to the floor.
  • Noise from rear brakes.
  • Fluid leaking underneath the car near rear tires.

How important is this service?

When you depress your brake pedal, the brake wheel cylinder applies pressure to the brake shoe. This pressure pushes the brake shoe into contact with the brake drum, which creates the friction that allows your vehicle to slow down and stop. When the brake wheel cylinder stops working, it is no longer able to exert enough force onto the brake shoe, and your vehicle will not be able to brake as effectively as it should.

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Jamahl
15 years of experience
1991 HONDA CRX - BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE)
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Russell
19 years of experience
Russ did a great job. Looked over everything and explained everything so I could understand.
1997 JEEP CHEROKEE - BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE, PASSENGER SIDE)
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Rod
12 years of experience
Rod is a great mechanic very knowable about his work.
2002 ISUZU RODEO SPORT - BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE, PASSENGER SIDE)
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Gonzalo
26 years of experience
He was on time, friendly, and professional.
2010 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER - WHEEL BEARINGS REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1998 Dodge Durango V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$131.33Shop/Dealer Price$159.70 - $195.78
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1999 Chevrolet C3500 V8-6.5L Turbo DieselYourMechanic Price$195.10Shop/Dealer Price$236.89 - $283.47
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1978 Chevrolet Impala L6-4.1LYourMechanic Price$132.30Shop/Dealer Price$161.24 - $202.24
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Passenger Side Replacement for 1979 GMC K3500 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$143.47Shop/Dealer Price$175.23 - $224.63
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1978 Pontiac Catalina V8-6.6LYourMechanic Price$132.95Shop/Dealer Price$162.03 - $203.50
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1983 Lincoln Mark VI V8-5.0LYourMechanic Price$111.61Shop/Dealer Price$148.99 - $192.56
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme V6-3.8LYourMechanic Price$123.13Shop/Dealer Price$149.86 - $184.05
Brake Wheel Cylinder - Driver Side Replacement for 1992 Dodge Ram 50 L4-2.4LYourMechanic Price$117.46Shop/Dealer Price$143.33 - $181.56
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