How much is an average brake replacement cost? on 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

how much is an average brake replacement cost? would it be cheaper to replace them myself or is it about the same price if i take it to a mechanic

by in Miami, FL on January 30, 2011
2 answers
ANSWER by on January 30, 2011
If you are just changing the brake pads or shoes it would be cheaper to replace them yourself. Brake pads or shoes will cost about $25.00 per set for basic performance needs. If you already have the tools or have access to the tools it will be cheaper to replace them yourself. As for estimates I've seen some places advertise brake service at 80.00 per axle. This would only be for basic pad or shoe replacement. If other parts are needed there will be additional cost.
ANSWER by on February 16, 2011
for the front brakes i was quoted 267.00.new rotors and pads.i bought new rotors, good pads,a floor jack and 2 stands for 115.00 at advance auto.i'll do it myself(i know how) and save a lot.

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