Resurface Rotors Cost

Brake Pad Replacement, Resurface Rotors Estimate (National Average)

Validated estimate range for national average.

The average cost for a Brake Pad Replacement, Resurface Rotors is between $230 and $314. Labor costs are estimated between $176 and $222 while parts are priced between $54 and $92. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

Parts & Labor Breakdown
Labor: $176 - $222
Parts: $54 - $92
Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Best Practices

Brake rotors should be measured at every brake pad replacement. If found to be at or below the manufacturer's minimum thickness specification, they will require replacement. These measurements should always be noted on your repair order.

The brake rotors should be inspected when the pads are replaced, and depending on their condition, they may need resurfacing or replacement.

We recommend braking gently for the first 40 to 50 miles of driving on new pads. This will allow them to adjust to the rotors and help prevent squeaking.

While it's a safe practice to use rotors worn or machined to the manufacture's minimum specification, brake pedal pulsation is more likely to occur with thinner rotors. If your vehicle is prone to brake pedal pulsation issues, you may be better off replacing worn rotors than re-machining them.

Brake repairs are commonly offered at promotional prices that may be lower than the RepairPrice Estimate. Make sure you understand exactly which services are included/excluded in the advertised price.

Common Symptoms

Worn brake pads can result in a loud squeaking or grinding noise while driving, especially at low speeds. Replacing your brake pads early may prevent the brake rotors from being worn or damaged beyond repair.

This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
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Resurface Rotors Cost