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How long do Subaru brake pads last?

Subaru brake pads usually last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles depending on your driving habits. If you commute in heavy traffic and use your brakes often, you'll need to get an inspection more frequently. We recommend you reference your Subaru owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

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

Subaru brake pads replacement, which includes parts and labor, can cost anywhere between $150 and $300 per axle depending on the type of brake pads desired and the extent of the damage your previously worn down pads have caused to the other components of your vehicle such as the rotors. At Mike Shaw Subaru we have monthly brake pad replacement specials designed to save you money as well as brake pad parts specials if you want to replace them yourself. Schedule your brake service with Mike Shaw Subaru or call us at 7207249280.

Subaru Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Similarly with front brake pads, your Subaru rear brake pads will mostly wear down at the equal rate on both the left and acceptable side of your vehicle. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars. Keep in mind wear and tear on total brake components depends heavily on your driving habits. You'll want to get your brakes inspected during every visit to your mechanic, but you should also consult your Subaru maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

Common issues that will arise when your Subaru brake pads need to be replaced include squealing, screeching, grinding or squeaking when brakes are applied. You may also glance vibrations or pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel. In some cases, you will be effective to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become dry.As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and alternative safety concerns. You can call Mike Shaw Subaru at 7207249280 for information as well or schedule service online. If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Subaru in for an inspection immediately.

What are the best brake pads for Subaru?

It's intense to use Subaru first manufactured parts on your vehicle. Authentic parts help provide maximum safety and durability even more so than other expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Authentic Subaru brake pads are designed specifically for your Subaru and are built on the highest standards just equal the first brake pads that were installed on your vehicle when leaving the factory. Call Mike Shaw Subaru today to learn more or schedule service online.

Subaru Front Brake Pads Price

Consult your service advisor as values can change quite continually depending on parts availability. Most Subaru franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you a lot of money on front brake pad installation. Generally the cost for parts will range from $100-$200 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $80 - $100. Since your Subaru brake pads wear down at the same rate per axle, it is classic to own your front or rear brake pads replaced at the same time.

Subaru Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your Subaru front brake pads will typically degrade at the same rate on both the right and left side of your car. Unlike rear brake pads, most front brake pads wear down slower due to the nature of rear-wheel drive cars. You should have your brakes inspected every time you take your Subaru in for service. Mike Shaw Subaru offers free multipoint inspections during every visit, but you need to refer to your Subaru maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more information regarding recommended front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on Subaru including the front brake pads varies drastically on your driving habits.

Subaru Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Subaru 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 usually won't be too volatile. If you're looking to replace your brake pads yourself, parts typically range from $50 - $100 per brake pad. You can order your Subaru brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

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

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

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

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Subaru brake components usually wear down at different rates meaning your brake pads will be the first component in need of replacement before your brake rotors. It's first-rate to keep your brake pads fresh not only for safety reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Subaru brake components. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced rapidly, your brake rotors will start to wear dejected much faster.Mike Shaw Subaru offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors. It's also needed to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Subaru is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Mike Shaw Subaru.

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

How much Subaru brake pads cost depends heavily 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 wear and tear on your Subaru brake pads is typically 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 Subaru brake pads are heavily worn down.