How do I know I need a replacement Brake Pads?
Brake pads are commonly made out of organic, semi-metallic or ceramic friction materials. When you press the brake pedal, brake fluid is forced from the master cylinder to the calipers, in a disc brake system.
This moves one or more pistons in the caliper; which forces the brake pad against the rotor. This force is responsible for slowing and stopping your vehicle.
Over time, your brake pad material wears away.
It is important to change your brake pads before the fiction material is completely worn away. If brake pads are allowed to wear to the point there is no more friction material left, it can severely damage brake rotors, calipers or caliper components. This results in much higher repair costs.
Signs of worn brake pads:
- Squealing when braking
- Increased stopping distance
- Increased brake pad travel
- Lower brake pad
- Grinding Noise
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $120-$450 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:
- Inspection of brake pads
- Inspections of brake rotors
- Inspection of related brake components
- Up to a lifetime warranty against defects
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.
Are you in our service area?
Our services are available, on site throughout Michigan. Odds are you live near one of the cities we provide service in. These are some of the common places we perform repair services.
- Battle Creek
- Byron Center
- Comstock Northwest
- Comstock Township
- Comstock Park
- East Grand Rapids
- Forest Hills
- Georgetown Township
- Grand Haven
- Grand Rapids