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What are the best brake pads for Chevrolet Colorado?

It's vital to use Chevrolet original manufactured parts on your vehicle. Genuine Chevrolet brake pads are designed exactly for your Chevrolet Colorado and are built on the highest standards just like the original brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. Genuine parts assist provide maximum safety and durability even more so than alternative expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Call Coggin Chevrolet at the Avenues today to learn more or schedule service online.

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

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

How long do Chevrolet Colorado brake pads last?

Chevrolet Colorado brake pads generally last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles depending on your driving habits. If you drive in big traffic and use your brakes commonly, you'll need to get an inspection more typically. We recommend you reference your Chevrolet Colorado owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

How much does it cost to get Chevrolet Colorado brake pads changed?

Chevrolet Colorado 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 Coggin Chevy we have monthly brake pad replacement specials designed to save you money as accurately as brake pad parts specials if you want to replace them yourself. Schedule your brake service with Coggin Chevy or call us at 9045745317.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

In some cases, you will be able to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare. Simple issues that will arise when your Chevrolet Colorado 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 diverse safety concerns. You can call Coggin Chevrolet at the Avenues at 9045745317 for information as well or schedule service online. If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Chevrolet Colorado in for an inspection quickly.

How much do Chevrolet Colorado Brake Pads Cost? Chevrolet Colorado Brake Pad Prices

How much Chevrolet Colorado brake pads cost depends heavily on how copious 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 Chevrolet Colorado brake pads is typically the alike 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 additional brake pads are between $75 and $120. Again, this varies widely by brand and does not include installation. There are additional services to keep an eye on such as your rotors which also may need to be replaced if your Chevrolet Colorado brake pads are heavily worn down.

Chevrolet Colorado Front Brake Pad Replacement

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

Chevrolet Colorado Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Chevrolet Colorado will cost the same assuming you purchase them on the same date. Parts availability is the central variable in price for brake pads although labor costs can change depending on substitute characteristics in your area. Labor costs ordinarily won't be too volatile. If you're looking to replace your brake pads yourself, parts ordinarily differ from $50 - $100 per brake pad. You can order your Chevrolet Colorado brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

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

Some classic warning signs of harmful brake pads are:

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

Chevrolet Colorado Front Brake Pads Price

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

Chevrolet Colorado Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Similarly with front brake pads, your Chevrolet Colorado rear brake pads will typically wear down at the same value on both the left and right side of your automobile. Keep in mind wear and tear on any 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 Chevrolet Colorado maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars.