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Brake Caliper
Brake Caliper

How do I know I need a Brake Caliper Replacement?

Brake calipers are a major component of disc brake systems. The caliper holds one or more pistons. The piston is moved by brake fluid, when the brake pedal is pressed. This movement forces the brake pad against the rotor and stops the movement of your vehicle.

When a caliper has failed there are a few signs to look for. While some like uneven brake pad wear or damage to the rotor may be hard to see without removing the wheel and inspecting parts, other signs are easier to notice:

  • Leaking fluid
  • Vehicle pulling hard to one side when braking (with tires properly inflated)
  • Clunking sound
  • Squealing or metallic rubbing noise.
  • Increased stopping distance
  • Increased pedal travel

How much will it cost?

The typical cost for the testing, inspection, and replacement is between $130-$440 for parts and labor. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.

What is included:

  • Diagnosis of the failed caliper
  • Ensuring there are no other failed components
  • Bleeding of the brake system, to ensure proper functioning
  • Changing of brake pads if necessary
  • Calipers typically come with a limited lifetime warranty against defect.

Additional components requiring repair or replacement, may result in additional charges

How it works

Request a service:
Get a quote online or set-up a time to have your vehicle looked at.

Choose your service time:
Pick time slots that work for you, easily, online. We will confirm appointments and send reminders.

Get your vehicle repaired:
No waiting at the shop. Our mechanics bring everything that is needed to you. All you have to do is provided a safe area for the work to be performed.

What what need from you

A safe place to work on your vehicle:
No working on the side of busy roads, No working on unstable or steep surfaces. We do not perform repairs during severe weather.

Authorization from a property owner or management.
If you rent please ensure work can be performed where your vehicle is. If your repair work is being done in a parking lot or at your place of employment, please ensure you have permission to have work performed. We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.

How is Fixitfor.us different from other repair shops?

Our service is an on-demand approach. Unlike traditional shops, there is no additional time taken out of your day. There is no need to arrange dropping off your vehicle, no need sit in a waiting room and we help avoid towing your vehicle to the shop if its undrivable.

Why should I choose mobile vehicle repair?

Save yourself time and energy. No need to spend your off-time arranging how to get your vehicle to and from the repair shop. Schedule your repair and go about your day.

Do you service all makes and models?

Yes. We are able to serivce all manufactures. Our technicnas have the required tools and experience.

What type of parts does Fixitfor.us use?

All parts we use are designed to meet or exceed OE quality.

What should I expect during my appointment?

After you request a free quote you will receive an estimate, which is our best guess, based on the information you provided. Our technician will arrive your location with all tools and parts required for the repair. They will inspect the vehicle and get your approval for any changes or additional work that needs to be done.

Am I in our service area?

Our primary service area is greater Grand Rapids, including Comstock Park, Kentwood, Walker and Wyoming.

We will travel, to other locations in west Michigan including Holland, Kalamazoo, Muskegon and their surrounding areas.


What our customers say:

Kassidy Garza
Kassidy Garza
2023-09-26
I contacted SEVEN auto shops and none responded. Aaron actually reached out to me through Yelp & I am SO THANKFUL HE DID!! Him & his partner came and were able to get my alternator done in two hours! Also charged way cheaper than one shop quoted me for. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
Edixx Avey
Edixx Avey
2023-03-24
They are not good at there job they need more practice at what there doing they need to go back to mechanic school
Richard Alvarez
Richard Alvarez
2022-11-21
I was expecting to pay for at least service just replacement of screw need I say more
Kassidy G.
Kassidy G.
2023-09-25
My fiance & I were having trouble finding someone to repair our car, but Fixitforus came in CLUTCH! They were able to come to our house since our car wasn't drivable. They really know what they're doing! I was expecting to pay anywhere between 400-500 due to quotes from other shops, but they were so reasonably priced and I ended up paying around $245! Highly recommend!
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Kassidy Garza
Kassidy Garza
2023-09-26
recommends
I contacted SEVEN auto shops and none responded. Aaron actually reached out to me through Yelp & I am SO THANKFUL HE DID!! Him & his partner came and were able to get my alternator done in two hours! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
Lisa Mclean
Lisa Mclean
2021-07-15
recommends
got my egr valve, hood supports, and new keys programmed on a chrysler 300 for way cheaper than the dealer, and was very easy because they come to you.
Brandon Carpenter
Brandon Carpenter
2020-07-03
not recommends
is not licensed or insured and will break your car no more