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Get your brake pads replaced around your schedule at your home or office.

Brake Pad Replacement - Delivered

Get your brake pads replaced around your schedule at your home or office.

REPAIRS AROUND YOUR SCHEDULE

Life’s busy. So why waste your time sitting at a shop? Our brake techs come to you and repair your brakes around your schedule.

TRANSPARENT, AFFORDABLE PRICING

Our upfront, no-obligation brake repair quotes are designed to give you a transparent view into your vehicle’s repair costs.

HAPPINESS GUARANTEED

Our brake techs have decades of combined experience, and all services are backed by a 24-month/24,000 mile warranty.

How Mobile Brake Pad Replacement Works

Schedule the most convenient brake service in three easy steps

Get Your Free Repair Quote

Let us know what’s going on with your brakes and we’ll send you a free, no obligation repair quote for your vehicle.

Select Your Repair Date

Select a repair date and time that works around your schedule. We pride ourselves on making it simple for you.

Enjoy Safer, Better Driving

Our brake technicians will ensure that your brakes are ready to hit the road and get you back to driving worry-free!

How Much Does it Cost to Replace Brake Pads?

Average Job Cost

$119 - $300

Per Axle

It costs an average of $119 - $300 per axle to get brake pads replaced by a brake shop or mobile mechanic. If you’re shopping for brake pad repair, there’s a few factors that you should keep in mind:

  • The type of brake shop performing the repair
  • The type of brake pad being used
  • The brand of brake pad being used
  • Your vehicle’s manufacturer

Choose The Best Brake Repair Option For You

When it comes time to replace your brake pads, there are a few different installation routes you can go — traditional brick and mortar repair shops, dealerships and mobile mechanics. To pick your most suitable option it really comes down to your needs, schedule and budget. By and large, dealerships will end up costing you nearly double that of traditional brake shops or mobile mechanics. On the other hand, traditional brake shops require you to sit around while you wait for your brake pads to be replaced (which can take hours at busy shops).

At NuBrakes, we remove the unnecessary wait times and costly brick and mortar overhead, and pass those savings to you. Receive nearly 50% off repair costs, transparent pricing and brake services delivered at your home or office around your schedule.

Front Brake Pad Replacement

Traditional Repair Shop

$129 - $239

Dealership

$169 - $299

NuBrakes

$169 - $299

Potential Savings

8 - 40%

Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Traditional Repair Shop

$129 - $239

Dealership

$169 - $299

NuBrakes

$169 - $299

Potential Savings

8 - 40%

Front & Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Traditional Repair Shop

$258 - $478

Dealership

$338 - $598

NuBrakes

$219 - $419

Potential Savings

15 - 45%

Front & Rear Brake Pad Replacement

When replacing brake pads, a trusted service provider will inform you of the different types of brake pad options that work for your vehicle and educate you on the pro’s and con’s of each type.

At NuBrakes, we offer organic, semi-metallic, and ceramic brake pads. Generally, we always recommend using Premium Ceramic Brake Pads because they have the longest lifespan, significantly reduce brake dust, and they are quiet when stopping. However, that recommendation may vary depending on your needs and driving habits.

Organic Brake Pads

Brake Pad Cost

$

Performance

Low

Noise When Braking

Loud

Wear & Tear On Rotors

Minimal

Brake Dust

Above Average

Semi-Metallic Brake Pads

Brake Pad Cost

$$

Performance

Medium

Noise When Braking

Loudest

Wear & Tear On Rotors

Minimal

Brake Dust

Significant

Ceramic Brake Pads

Brake Pad Cost

$$$

Performance

High

Noise When Braking

Quiet

Wear & Tear On Rotors

Some

Brake Dust

Very Little

Organic Brake Pads

Pros

Organic material doesn't pollute as it wears down
Easy to dispose of
Typically the cheapest pad option available
Best suited for smaller, lightweight vehicles

Cons

They wear down faster than other pad options
They create a lot of brake dust (can damage rims)
Not suitable for performance or heavy-duty vehicles

Semi-Metallic Brake Pads

Pros

Favorable for colder weather due to increased grip
More affordable than ceramic brake pads
Less wear and tear on your rotors

Cons

Creates more noise than ceramic pad options
They create a lof of brake dust (can damage rims)
Reduced lifespan when compared to ceramic pads
Not suitable for high-performance vehicles

CERAMIC BRAKE PADS

Pros

The most quiet brake pad option available
Produces very little brake dust (no dirty rims)
They have the longest lifespan

Cons

Slightly more expensive than other pad types
Slightly more wear and tear to rotors
Not the best option for heavy-duty tow vehicles

Brake Pad Brands

If you’re feeling like it’s time to get new brake pads put on your vehicle, there’s a few different directions that you can go in regards to the quality and brand of pads. You may be looking for performance brake pads, economy brake pads, or a combination of both. Brake pads are a vital component on your car or truck and should be given thoughtful consideration when deciding on where to get your brakes repaired and what parts to use.

At NuBrakes, we generally recommend using high-quality, Carquest Wearever Platinum Professional Brake Pads, which we source from Advance Auto Parts. However, if your vehicle calls for a different type of pad, we’ll follow the original equipment manufacturer’s recommendation and suggest those brake pads to you instead. We’ve put together a short list of high-quality brake pad brands that you might consider:

Brake Parts Brands We Use & Trust

Car QuestBremboAkebonoRaybestosBoschWagner

With NuBrakes, we can provide and install almost any time of brake pad that you want. Our brake specialist will always work with you to understand your specific needs to provide the best recommendation for you and your vehicle.

Brake Pad FAQ

What Are Brake Pads And How Do They Work?

Have you ever thought about how your vehicle stops when you’re driving down the road and slam on your brakes? The braking system on your vehicle is made up of a few different core components that ultimately translates into your vehicle stopping when your press down on the pedal.

There’s two different types of brake pads that your vehicle could have: disc brakes or drum brakes. In both cases, your braking system works by using friction and resistance to convert the kinetic energy created by your rotating tires into heat energy and in turn, slowing the rotation of your tires.

Brake pads are a key component in the braking system because they’re the piece that contacts your vehicle’s disc rotors to create the friction needed to stop your vehicle. Brake pads will typically wear down once your vehicle has traveled 25,000-60,000 miles on the road.

When your brake pads wear down, you’ll typically notice one or multiple of the following brake repair symptoms:

Brake wear indicator on vehicle dashboard

Your brake pads are naturally designed to squeak whenever they reach a certain thickness (around 2mm). Whenever you begin to hear brake squeaking, you should get your brakes repair as soon as possible to ensure no further damage to your rotors or braking system. Many newer cars have electronic pad wear sensors built into the brake pads on these vehicles, a check brake light will illuminate on the dashboard when the brake pad has reached a certain thickness. We suggest checking your vehicle owner’s manual to confirm what the brake repair light symbol looks like.

Grinding, squeaking or squealing brakes

Your brake pads are naturally designed to squeak whenever they reach a certain thickness (around 2mm). Whenever you begin to hear brake squeaking, you should get your brakes repair as soon as possible to ensure no further damage to your rotors or braking system. Many newer cars have electronic pad wear sensors built into the brake pads on these vehicles, a check brake light will illuminate on the dashboard when the brake pad has reached a certain thickness. We suggest checking your vehicle owner’s manual to confirm what the brake repair light symbol looks like.

Brake pedal feels spongy

Are you experiencing a soft or spongy brake pad whenever you press down on the brake pedal? Spongy brakes can be indicative of a couple different issues. Typically, a spongy brake suggest that your brake lines have air in them and is causing your braking system to lose pressure. In this case, your brake lines need to be bled and have all of the air removed. Once you have bled the brakes, a fresh fluid exchange will be required to get your brakes back in working order.

Shaking steering wheel

A shaking steering wheel is a strong indicator that your brake rotors have been significantly worn down and/or warped. Often times, your brake rotors will wear down or warp due to a high exposure to heat. Sometimes, your rotors can warp if they’re particularly hot and then you drive through a puddle of water. If you’re experiencing shaking in your steering wheel, we suggest calling a NuBrakes brake repair specialist to help assess your situation and provide you with a free brake repair estimate.

Car wobbling or pulsating when you drive at highway speeds

Over time your disc brake rotors will start to wear down unevenly, meaning the metal rotors do not have an even level of thickness all the way around the rotor. When your brake rotors become uneven, this can cause your vehicle to wobble at higher speeds. If you’re experiencing this feeling, you’ll likely need to replace the brake pads and rotors on your vehicle. Your NuBrakes technician will be able to provide a free on-site brake diagnosis prior to completing the service to ensure you’re receiving the appropriate and necessary services.

How often should you replace your brakes?

Over time, you brake pads and rotors will naturally wear out from the constant friction created by stopping your vehicle. New brake pads will have an average of 8 to 12mm of thickness. Once your brake pads wear down to 3-4 mm of thickness, you’ll begin to hear squeaking. At that point, you should call NuBrakes Mobile Brake Repair to provide a free and instant consultation and brake repair quote for your vehicle. It’s advantageous to get your brake pads replaced as quickly as possible to avoid and potential damage to your rotors — you’ll wind up saving money on your brake repair.

Your brake rotors will also naturally wear down over time, however, not as frequently as your brake pads so long as you replace your brake pads before they starting grinding on the rotors. A NuBrakes brake repair specialist can tell you how thick your brake rotors need to be. In addition, you consider a brake bleed and brake fluid change as part of your routine maintenance service for brakes.

How Our Brake Pad Replacement Service Works

The first step to getting a brake pad replacement with NuBrakes is to request a brake repair quote request or to call one of our brake repair specialists who will be happy to help you diagnose your brake issues and provide a quote over the phone. An ASE-certified NuBrakes technician would then come to your location on the scheduled time and day, and would follow these steps.

1

Evaluate and diagnose your brake issues by measuring thickness, visually inspecting the rotors surface and thickness, and inspecting calipers, rotors, and pads to ensure the caliper piston is freely firing.

2

The technician would then provide you with feedback on your braking system and provided you with an updated diagnosis and quote (if necessary).

3

Upon your approval, the technician would replace the brake pads and any other recommended components that you approved.

4

All brake system components would be properly lubricated. Brake fluid would be checked and added as needed.

5

Your technician would then complete a 50-point safety inspection on your vehicle to ensure your vehicle is in healthy working order

6

The mechanic will complete the service by test driving your vehicle to confirm that the vehicle’s braking system is operating as normal.

THE MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO REPLACE YOUR BRAKE PADS.

Our mobile brake repair technicians provide top-rated, certified brake pad replacements from the comfort of your home or office.

Perks of NuBrakes

We Come To You

Save Up To 40% On Average

Zero Markup On Parts — Ever

ASE Certified Brake Techs

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