How do I know I need a Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement?
Drum brake use a wheel cylinder to provide the force needed to stop the vehicle. The wheel cylinder pushes brake shoes against the brake drum.
Wheel cylinders can fail. When this happens you can experience several things:
- Increased pedal travel
- Increased stopping distance
- Lower brake pedal
- Leaking fluid
- Scraping or metallic sounds
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing, inspection & 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:
- Replacement of worn/damaged wheel cylinder
- Inspection of brake drum
- Inspection of brake shoes
- Inspection of related components.
- Up to a lifetime warranty (excludes normal wear, abuse or neglect)
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.