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Audi Rear Brake Pad Replacement

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

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

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

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

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Audi 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 distinguished to have your brake pads fresh not only for protection reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Audi brake components. Have 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 also important to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Audi is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Asbury Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Group offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors..

Audi Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your Audi 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 Audi in for service. Asbury Automotive Group offers free multipoint inspections during every visit, but you need to refer to your Audi maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more information regarding recommended front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on Audi including the front brake pads varies drastically on your driving habits.

What are the best brake pads for Audi?

Genuine parts help provide maximum cover and durability even more so than extra expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. It's clear to use Audi original manufactured parts on your vehicle. Genuine Audi brake pads are designed specifically for your Audi and are built on the highest standards just like the original brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. Call Asbury Automotive Group today to learn more or schedule service online.

Audi Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Audi 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 $150 - $250 per brake pad. You can order your Audi brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

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

Audi brake pads replacement, which includes parts and labor, can cost anywhere between $250 and $400 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 Asbury Automotive 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 Asbury Automotive or call us at 4049824707.

How long do Audi brake pads last?

Audi 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 Audi owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

In some cases, you will be accessible to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare. Accessible issues that will arise when your Audi brake pads need to be replaced include squealing, screeching, grinding or squeaking when brakes are applied. You may also notice vibrations or pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel.As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and further safety concerns. You can call Asbury Automotive Group at 4049824707 for information as well or schedule service online. If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Audi in for an inspection immediately.

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

How much Audi 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 Audi 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 Audi brake pads are heavily worn down.

Audi Front Brake Pads Price

Since your Audi brake pads wear down at the equal rate per axle, it is acceptable to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the equal time. Consistently the cost for parts will differ from $150-$250 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $100 - $130. Consult your service advisor as prices can change quite consistently depending on parts availability. Most Audi franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you a lot of money on front brake pad installation.