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How Much to Replace Brake Pads?

One of the best ways to be a safe driver in Logansport is to stay on top of regular maintenance, especially when it comes to your brakes and brake pads. Sooner or later your brake pads will need to be replaced. No one likes to be hit with a surprise repair bill, so it’s a good idea to find out how much does it cost to replace brake pads in advance with the help of the service department at Twin Lakes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. How much to replace brake pads varies depending on the type of car you drive. The average brake pad replacement cost is $150 per axle. However, the price range is about $100 to $300 per axle. Want to learn more? Keep reading here about how much to replace brake pads, then take a look at how you can save money when you bleed your brakes at home

How Long Do Brake Pads Last?

Now that you know how much to replace brake pads, you should also know that you can expect this expense on an average of about 40,000 to 50,000 miles. Your driving habits in Monon will play a large role in how often you have to replace your brake pads. If your ride the brakes a lot or slam them often, the brake pads will wear out faster than if you allow your car to coast to a stop. 

Signs Your Car Needs Its Brake Pads Replaced 

If you know what to look for, you’ll be able to tell when it’s time to replace your brake pads. If you experience any of these problems, it’s time to schedule an appointment with our service department in Monticello:

  • The brakes are making a squealing or squeaking sound
  • The indicator light turns on 
  • Grinding metal sound 
  • Brake pedal vibrates 
  • The brake pads are less than 1/4 inch thick 

Brakes vs. Brake Pads: What’s the Difference? 

Did you know that “brakes” and “brake pads” are interchangeable terms? The main difference is that “brakes” usually refer to the entire braking system which includes the brake pads, rotors, discs, calipers, master cylinder, lines, and if you drive an older vehicle, brake drums. Brake pads are the actual part of the braking system that applies pressure to make your vehicle stop when you’re driving through Rensselaer.

Save Money When You Replace Your Brake Pads at Twin Lakes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 

Just because you know how much it costs to replace brake pads doesn’t mean you should pay that much. Check the service specials at Twin Lakes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. We’d love to give you a great price on your next set of brake pads! 

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