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Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Brake Caliper Replacement

Brakes are vital, full stop. And calipers are a critical part of any car that uses disc brakes. The cost of replacing brake calipers depends on the year, make, and model of your car.

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Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Brake Caliper Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Brake Caliper Replacement is $279. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Z66 • 101,000 miles
Montara CA 94037
Nov 22, 2020
$272 - $332
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 North Face • 136,000 miles
Lucerne Valley CA 92356
Nov 16, 2020
$278 - $340
2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 LT • 90,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90036
Nov 15, 2020
$239 - $293
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Base • 106,000 miles
San Jose CA 95148
Nov 13, 2020
$253 - $309
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Z71 • 247,000 miles
Oakland CA 94609
Nov 11, 2020
$272 - $332
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Base • 158,000 miles
Coachella CA 92236
Nov 4, 2020
$239 - $293
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Base • 132,000 miles
Twentynine Palms CA 92278
Nov 2, 2020
$262 - $320
2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Z71 • 113,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90813
Oct 28, 2020
$233 - $285
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Base • 256,000 miles
Stanton CA 90680
Oct 22, 2020
$226 - $276
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
5.3L V8 Z71 • 177,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89141
Oct 16, 2020
$230 - $281
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Dec 17, 2020 6:25 PM
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What are Brake Calipers?

Brakes are vital, full stop. And calipers are a critical part of any car that uses disc brakes. Think of a caliper as a brake pad’s big brother. When you depress the brake pedal, fluid flows from the master brake cylinder to the brake caliper. That’s to create extra pressure for the braking, because sorry hotshot, even after leg day your muscles aren’t strong enough to stop your car.  That brake fluid helps the caliper apply pressure to the brake pad, which clamps around the rotor, slowing down the wheels in the process. And just like that, your car slows down. 

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Symptoms of failing Brake Calipers

Pulling to the left, to the left (or the right)

No, you’re not going crazy. Your car might be pulling in one direction when you brake, and it’s not your brain playing tricks on you. It’s one of your calipers not reporting for duty, and throwing the whole system out of order.

Soft brake pedal

You should be well-acquainted with your brake pedal. It can save your life, so make sure it’s one of your closest friends. And when it starts acting funny? Treat it like you would any other friend, and see what’s wrong. If it feels too soft under your foot, you might have a caliper issue.

Leaky fluids

Ahh, everyone’s favorite car issue, when the pavement in your driveway looks like your sleeping bag after your first night at summer camp. Leaks can be a number of things, including a malfunctioning brake caliper that’s dripping brake fluid.

Uneven brake wear

Playing favorites isn’t nice, with your kids or your brakes. If your calipers aren’t functioning properly, they’ll likely wear out one set of brakes more quickly than the other.

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How urgent is Brake Caliper replacement?

Look, you don’t need this reminder, but here it is: brakes are important. Very important. The most important safety feature of your vehicle. Failing calipers lead to failing brakes lead to things you don’t want happening.

Be smart. Repair your brake calipers when they start to go.

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Brake Calipers are crucial parts of your car's brake system. RepairSmith makes Brake Caliper repair easy.

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