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How common is it to repair brake calipers?
One of the most common brake caliper repairs is the lack of compressed pressure.
This will cause a malfunction in engaging the brakes properly. This problem may be caused by a faulty brake caliper or faulty hydraulic system.
Another common brake caliper repair is a seized or sticky caliper. This will apply constant pressure against your rotors as you drive wearing both your brake discs and pads.
Is brake caliper service included with a brake repair?
Yes, this is typically part of the overall brake replacement or repair. You may just need to replace the brake pads. However, servicing your calipers ensures that the brakes work properly and improves overall braking performance.
How often should brake calipers be replaced?
Brake calipers need to be replaced when they become defective or show excessive wear and tear.
You can tell that this is occurring when your car starts dragging while you take it out of park, or pulls to one side.
Find out about our brake caliper repair and service and use our quick links to guide you.
Brake Caliper Repair
How can you tell if you need a brake caliper repair versus a brake repair, brake pads replaced or brake disc resurfacing?
Can you repair a brake caliper or does it need replacing?
And how much does a brake caliper replacement cost?
To help answer these questions, we will outline a few common signs that suggest you need a brake caliper repair.
Keep reading to see if you can repair a damaged caliper or a replacement is needed.
About Your Brake Calipers
Cars are meant to be driven. When a vehicle just sits in the elements for a long period of time certain parts may begin to erode, rust or seize - brake calipers is one of those parts.
If brake corrosion has built up a quick drive may help wear off surface rust.
The brake caliper however, with internal piston and moving sliders may seize and need to be taken apart for a rebuild, service or replacement.
If any part of the braking system is neglected it should be inspected to ensure all brake components are functioning to spec - especially brake calipers.
Another critical aspect of your braking system is the brake fluid itself.
A routine brake flush will remove built up moisture in the fluid. The density of water over oil will always end up at the lowest point of the braking system - your brake calipers.
A car in constant motion will reduce brake caliper piston failure but over time brake calipers need a refresh, rebuild or replacement.
Brake Caliper Rebuild or Replacement?
If you know for certain the brake calipers are seized, there are 2 options:
Rebuild the caliper - this means replacing the internal parts of a brake caliper (caliper pistons pins and sliders) for proper function while the outer casting remains the same. Or you can:
Replace the caliper - Replacing the brake caliper means out with the old and in with the new. The more cost effective option for a caliper repair is a rebuild and if there is no damage to the caliper casting - rebuild it.
On a final note about brake caliper repair: Since we're talking about the braking power for your vehicle, it's always a good idea to repair, rebuild or replace both calipers (left and right side of the vehicle) for equal brake pressure.
Your calipers are responsible for squeezing your brake pads against your rotors to bring the vehicle to a stop.
If only one caliper is replaced, you run the chance of uneven brake wear and a vehicle that pulls to one side when braking - of course the repaired or replaced caliper will out perform the old and may be noticeable.
Great Price For Brake Caliper Service On All Vehicles
Whether you drive a luxury vehicle, a sports car, or a family sedan, a brake caliper repair for all makes and models can help you keep your vehicle safe. we have the knowledge and expertise to work on a wide range of vehicles, including both foreign and domestic models.
We use the latest diagnostic tools and technology to ensure that your brake calipers are properly diagnosed and repaired, so you can get back on the road quickly and safely. Competitive prices for brake services is a smart choice for any car owner.
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