Cost of Brake Caliper Replacement Cost? Consider these Options Before Replacing Brakes!: a blog around Routine Brake Maintenance.
The caliper is often one of the most expensive parts of the whole braking system because of its size and complexity. The cost to replace brake calipers can range from about $200 to more than $1,000 for each caliper, depending on your make and model, where you have it done and whether you choose an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) or aftermarket part. An average job will cost between $400 and $600 per axle.
Brake Caliper Replacement Cost Comparison
Below are some estimated costs for having a mechanic replace a single brake caliper:
- Midas: $190–$250 per front axle (includes labor and parts)
- Meineke: $300–$400 per front axle (includes labor and parts)
- Firestone Complete Auto Care: $300–$400 per front axle (includes labor and parts)
- Pep Boys: $300–$400 per front axle (includes labor and parts)
- Goodyear Tire & Service Network: $400–$500 per front axle (includes labor and parts)
Brake calipers have an important role in your car’s braking system; they pinch the brake rotors to slow down or stop your vehicle. To do their job, brake calipers need to be in good working condition. Unfortunately, like all moving parts of your car, brake calipers will eventually wear out and require replacement.
So how much does it cost to replace a brake caliper?
Brake Caliper Replacement Cost
The average cost for a brake caliper replacement is between $361 and $424. Labor costs are estimated between $187 and $236 while parts are priced between $174 and $188. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Note about price: Estimates are based on industry averages and may vary greatly among different automotive companies.