Why is Maintenance Important
It is very important that you have your vehicle regularly maintained by a qualified technician. You should always have a maintenance schedule in place to ensure your vehicle is at its peak performance and durability.
It is important to get the very best fuel economy out of your vehicle whether it be your personal every day car or a fleet vehicle that you put a few thousand miles a week on. Good fuel economy can save you thousands of dollars in a year’s time just by simply setting a maintenance plan and following it thru. If you find yourself strapped for time then let the professionals at Ultimate Fleet Repair do it for you. With our maintenance software, we can simply track your next service and schedule you in advance.
Information about brake, rotor pad service
This average is for a price which can range from as low as $200 per wheel up to around $500.00 per wheel.
General Steps in brake, rotor pad service
- Expose the brakes.
- Remove different size bolts
- Pull the brake warning wire
from its mount on the suspension
- Pushing the pistons back.
- Calipers have to be moved
away from the rotor.
- Remove the caliper bracket
and clean the brake pad guides.
- remove the T-50 bolt.
- Install the new rotor with
the T-50 bolt.
- Grease the pad slides and
reinstall the caliper bracket.
- Slide in the pads.
- Reinstall the caliper using
the top bolt, then slide over
- Reattach the bottom 13mm bolt. Install the brake warning sensor.
These instructions are for informational purposes only, they are a general guide and may not reflect the actual process for a brake/rotor pad replacement needed for your specific vehicle. These instructions should not replace the expertise a mechanic can provide.