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Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 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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Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Brake Caliper Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Brake Caliper Replacement is $378. 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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2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.4L L4 Turbo SE • 32,000 miles
San Marcos CA 92069
Nov 17, 2020
$336 - $410
2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.4L L4 Turbo SE • 36,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95827
Nov 16, 2020
$341 - $417
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
2.0L L4 Turbo Diesel TDI SEL • 48,000 miles
Milpitas CA 95036
Nov 5, 2020
$320 - $392
2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo SEL • 21,000 miles
Hayward CA 94544
Nov 4, 2020
$347 - $424
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo SE • 51,000 miles
Oakland CA 94619
Nov 4, 2020
$356 - $435
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo S • 31,000 miles
Loma Linda CA 92357
Nov 4, 2020
$340 - $416
2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.4L L4 Turbo SE • 22,000 miles
Henderson NV 89074
Oct 25, 2020
$331 - $405
2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo S • 35,000 miles
North Highlands CA 95660
Oct 5, 2020
$337 - $411
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo SEL • 27,000 miles
Lakewood CA 90715
Sep 24, 2020
$377 - $461
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
1.8L L4 Turbo SE • 22,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90026
Sep 18, 2020
$312 - $382
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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 vehicle might be pulling in one direction when you brake, and it’s not your brain playing tricks on you. It’s one of your brake calipers not reporting for caliper duty, failing to clamp down of the rotor, throwing the whole system out of order. If that is happening to you, it might be time for a replacement caliper.

Soft brake pedal

You should be well-acquainted with your brake pedal, and the pad, piston, rotor and, of course, caliper behind it . Brake calipers 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 the brake feels too soft under your foot, you might have a caliper issue. Listen to your brakes! Get a replacement for your old caliper today!

Leaky fluids

Ahh, leaky brake fluid, 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 malfunctioning brake calipers that’s dripping brake fluid.

Uneven brake wear

Ahh, leaky brake fluid, 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 malfunctioning brake calipers that’s dripping brake fluid.

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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 brake calipers lead to failing brakes lead to things you don’t want happening.

Be smart. Invest in replacement brake calipers when the calipers start to go.

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