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How much does Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement cost?

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.

Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2009 GMC Yukon XL 1500$287$59.50$227.979%$317.50
2016 Ram 1500$174$41.28$132.989%$191.78
2014 Buick Enclave$176$43.41$132.989%$193.91
2016 Lincoln MKC$174$41.28$132.989%$191.78
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250$248$114.72$132.986%$265.22
2016 Porsche Macan$247$114.24$132.986%$264.74

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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Jose

12 years of experience
54 reviews
Jose
12 years of experience
Chevrolet Classic L4-2.2L - Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement (Driver Side, Passenger Side) - Riverside, California
My experience with Jose was exceptional once again. He was on time and provided an update on the exact issue with my vehicle. He is always the consummate professional.

James

25 years of experience
57 reviews
James
25 years of experience
Jeep Wrangler L6-4.0L - Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement (Driver Side) - Nashville, Tennessee
Arrived on time. Very friendly. Listened well to my issues and problem solved it immediately. Was extremely pleased with his work and his ethics! Would definitely recommend!

Larry

16 years of experience
116 reviews
Larry
16 years of experience
GMC K2500 V8-7.4L - Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement (Driver Side, Passenger Side) - Columbus, Ohio
Larry is very knowledgeable. He gets the job done and walks you through the repairs. Larry came and fixed faulty work completed by a different yourmechanic.com mechanic no longer with them. Larry is the only mechanic of this company in Columbus. He showed me the parts and the work completed unlike the last mechanic that charged me but did not complete the work properly. Don't hesitate to work with Larry. He even checks to make sure everything works.

Josten

15 years of experience
4 reviews
Josten
15 years of experience
Dodge Dakota V8-4.7L - Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement (Passenger Side) - Victorville, California
Josten was on time for every appointment, and stayed as long as necessary to complete his job. He did a very thorough inspection of my vehicle and was totally honest in his findings. He gave me a reasonable estimate for my repairs, and even ended up saving me money and charged me less than the original quote. I HIGHLY recommend Josten to anyone needing a mechanic. I've referred my family to him, and I will definitely hire him again if I need to. Thank you, Josten.

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