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What is the average cost for brake replacement?

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The average cost of brake repairs varies based on the type of repairs and where the repair work is done. On average, it can cost between $130 and over $900 for each axle. Brake repairs may include changing the pads and rotors, flushing brakes or adjusting the calipers.

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What is the average cost for brake replacement?
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Brake repairs tend to be more expensive at dealerships than standard repair shops. On average, the same brake repair at a dealership can cost $500, but only $350 at a repair shop. Some factors raise or lower the cost of brake repairs, particularly with the type of repair. Changing brake pads is less expensive than having to do rotor work. Luxury or foreign vehicles also have higher repair costs, as do vehicles with a higher purchase price.

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