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How do I know if my GMC brake pads are worn out?

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

  • Pulsation or vibrating in the steering wheel or brake pedal
  • Squealing or screeching when braking
  • There are many other warning signs for bad brake pads. You can read your vehicle's owner's manual for more details.
  • GMC pulling to one side while braking
  • Some vehicles have brake warning lights that will turn on to notify you of a potential issue
  • Burning odor
  • Grinding noise when the brakes are applied

GMC Front Brake Pads Price

Typically the cost for parts will range from $100-$200 per axle and labor can cost somewhere between $80 - $100. Since your GMC brake pads wear down at the same rate per axle, it is common to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the same time. Confer with your service advisor as prices can change quite repeatedly depending on parts availability. Most GMC franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you a ton of capital on front brake pad installation.

How long do GMC brake pads last?

GMC brake pads generally last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles depending on your driving habits. If you commute in heavy traffic and use your brakes usually, you'll need to get an check more consistently. We propose you reference your GMC owner's manual for suggested maintenance interval details.

GMC Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your GMC front brake pads will usually degrade at the same rate on both the right and left side of your vehicle. Unlike rear brake pads, most front brake pads wear down more gradually due to the nature of rear-wheel drive cars. You should have your brakes examined each time you take your GMC in for service. Coggin Buick/GMC of Orange Park offers free multipoint inspections during each visit, but you need to refer to your GMC maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more advice regarding advised front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on GMC including the front brake pads, varies immensely depending on your driving habits.

What are the best brake pads for GMC?

Genuine GMC brake pads are designed precisely for your GMC and are built on the highest standards just like the original brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. It's crucial to use GMC original manufactured components on your vehicle. Genuine components help provide maximum safety and security, compared to other pricey aftermarket components that were designed to fit different types of vehicles. Call Coggin Buick/GMC of Orange Park today to learn more or schedule service online.

How much do GMC Brake Pads Cost? GMC Brake Pad Prices

How much GMC brake pads cost depends highly on how many brake pads you need to order and whether or not you want to replace the brake pads yourself or have one of our technicians handle your brake pad replacement. Typically brake pads are sold in sets of two as damage on your GMC brake pads is frequently the same on both the left and right sides of the vehicle. A set of luxury vehicle brake pads can cost anywhere between $150 and $250 while most other brake pads are between $75 and $120. Again, this varies widely by brand and does not include installation. There are other services to keep an eye on such as your rotors which also may need to be replaced if your GMC brake pads are greatly worn down.

GMC Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Keep in mind wear and tear on all brake components depends heavily on your driving habits. You'll want to get your brakes inspected during each visit to your mechanic, but you should also check your GMC maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is suggested. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars. Similarly with front brake pads, your GMC rear brake pads will ordinarily wear down at the same rate on both the left and right side of your car.

How much does it cost to get GMC brake pads changed?

GMC brake pads replacement, which includes components and labor, can cost somewhere between $150 and $300 per axle depending on the type of brake pads required and the extent of the damage your formerly worn down pads have caused to the other components of your car such as the rotors. At Buick GMC Orange Park we have monthly brake pad replacement specials designed to save you capital as well as brake pad components specials if you want to replace them yourself. Schedule your brake service with Buick GMC Orange Park or call us at 9046829278.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

Common issues that will arise when your GMC brake pads need to be replaced include squealing, screeching, grinding or squeaking when brakes are applied. You may likewise notice vibrations or pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel. In some cases, you will be able to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare.If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your GMC in for an examination expeditiously. As consistently, you should confer your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and other safety concerns. You can call Coggin Buick/GMC of Orange Park at 9046829278 for advice as well or schedule service online.

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. GMC brake parts frequently wear down at different rates meaning your brake pads will be the first part in need of replacement before your brake rotors. It's critical to keep your brake pads fresh not only for safety reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your GMC brake components. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced immediately, your brake rotors will start to wear down much faster.It's still essential to confer with your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to make sure your GMC is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Coggin Buick/GMC of Orange Park Coggin Buick/GMC of Orange Park offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors..

GMC Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your GMC will cost the same assuming you purchase them on the same date. Parts availability is the main variable in price for brake pads although labor costs can change depending on other factors in your area. Labor costs generally won't be too volatile. If you're looking to replace your brake pads yourself, parts generally range from $50 - $100 per brake pad. You can order your GMC brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.