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The average cost to replace your Brake Caliper is $90 - $110. Pricing may vary based on the type of car you have, as well as the type of (and quality) auto shop that you go to. At NuBrakes, our technicians come to your office or home to do the repair. We don’t markup our parts and have minimal overhead, meaning, we provide you a convenient and low-cost repair option.
When evaluating the cost of brake caliper replacement, you may want to consider:
It’s important to be in tune with your brake caliper replacement options and how the type of shop will affect the pricing they offer to you. Dealerships will always be the most expensive option for brake caliper replacements. Traditional brick and mortar repair shops will typically provide more affordable brake repair prices than the dealership. However, mobile brake repair services, like NuBrakes, usually provide the best prices because they have significantly less operational overhead… And not to mention, a much more convenient experience… A true win-win.
Still have questions about brake caliper replacement? We're here to help.
The brake caliper is like a clamp that covers the pads and pistons located on a vehicles’ wheels and is a key component to your braking system. It applies pressure and creates friction with the brake rotors to slow down a vehicle.
Here are a few signs you need to replace your brake caliper.
1. You hear high-pitched noises and clunking sound.
2. Your vehicle pulls to one side when braking.
3. You notice brake fluid leaks around your wheels.
4. One of your brake pads is thinner than the other.
5. Your noticing smoking or a burning smell coming from one your wheels.
Driving with bad brake calipers will put your brake system at risk to NOT perform properly and can result in possible accidents. Brake caliper houses the brake pads and pistons and is responsible for creating friction to slow dyour vehicle to a stop.
The brake caliper’s responsibility is to help create friction to make a vehicle slow down. If a brake caliper fails, it will compromise your vehicle’s brake performance and you won’t be able to slow down your car which can lead to accidents.
Brake calipers are built much stronger and more durable as they perform a tougher job in your brake system. They usually last up to 100,000 miles or 10 years depending on how hard you use your brakes and whether you do a regular vehicle maintenance like brake pad and rotor replacements.
You can try replacing your brake calipers by yourself, however, it's recommended that you engage a professional given the added complexity of replacing your brake caliper
Here are some steps you can follow when replacing your brake calipers:
1. Use a jack and securely lift your vehicle.
2. Remove the wheel that covers the brake caliper.
3. Loosen and remove the bolts that hold the caliper on the back.
4. Remove the old caliper and brake pads.
5. Remove the 2 bolts holding the caliper bracket.
6. Remove the banjo bolt on the caliper and the brake hose
7. Secure the brake hose to the new caliper.
8. Screw the caliper bracket.
9. Slide the brake pads on the front and back of the caliper bracket.
10. Install the new caliper to the bracket.
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We're 10-40% more affordable on average compared to dealerships and shops so you'll be saving time AND money.
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