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Volvo V50 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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Volvo V50 Brake Caliper Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Volvo V50 Brake Caliper Replacement is $299. 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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Location
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Price
2007 Volvo V50
2.4L L5 2.4i • 47,000 miles
La Quinta CA 92253
Nov 18, 2020
$286 - $350
2011 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 R-Design • 58,000 miles
Burney CA 96013
Nov 11, 2020
$290 - $354
2009 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 • 179,000 miles
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
Nov 4, 2020
$268 - $328
2006 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 • 160,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95814
Nov 3, 2020
$257 - $315
2011 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 • 140,000 miles
Vista CA 92083
Oct 29, 2020
$270 - $330
2007 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 • 176,000 miles
Madera CA 93636
Oct 21, 2020
$296 - $362
2007 Volvo V50
2.4L L5 2.4i • 126,000 miles
Arcadia CA 91007
Oct 20, 2020
$261 - $319
2011 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 R-Design • 137,000 miles
San Clemente CA 92674
Oct 2, 2020
$279 - $341
2006 Volvo V50
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 • 166,000 miles
Hemet CA 92546
Oct 1, 2020
$246 - $300
2007 Volvo V50
2.4L L5 2.4i • 66,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89119
Sep 22, 2020
$238 - $290
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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 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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