I was told I needed to replace brake pads and rotors for both front and rear wheels. Mileage at time of repair was 39,000 miles. The total cost was $1,300. Is this reasonable in terms of replacement and cost. The repairs were done at a certified Lexus dealer.
When brake rotors and pads need to be replaced. on 2007 Lexus RX350
by Visitor in Canton, NY on October 16, 2010
ANSWER by ZeeTech on October 16, 2010
Ask them how thick the rotors and the pads are in millimeter. I strongly believe the rotors could be resurfaced. Get a second opinion from an independent shop with good reputation. Zee
ANSWER by Visitor on November 18, 2010
Outrageous!!!!! It is a simple procedure.
ANSWER by Visitor on February 25, 2011
LOCAL LEXUS DEALER CHARGED ME $280 FOR FRONT ONLY. 67,000 MILES. REAR STILL GOOD SHAPE. MOSTLY TO AND FROM WORK 21 MILES EACH WAY.
ANSWER by jackoo on July 08, 2012
All I can say is that it is outrageous. The parts, if needed, $150 at most. Time to do 5 hrs., if you know what you are doing. As a hobby I could do it in 3 hrs. if just replacing rotors and pads.The rotors have the minimum thickness stamped on them. I agree the rotors could be turned for $10 or so each.I have done this before. One more thing to mention. If they needed all he said at 35,000 I would get rid of the car because at every 35, 000 miles you are going to shell out $1,300??