Common questions

How much does it cost to replace brakes on a Dodge Avenger?

How much does it cost to replace brakes on a Dodge Avenger?

The average cost for a Dodge Avenger brake pad replacement is between $223 and $263. Labor costs are estimated between $53 and $67 while parts are priced between $170 and $196.

Do 2008 Dodge Avengers have drum brakes?

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How do you bleed a Dodge Avenger?

When the engine is cool, fill the reservoir to the cold mark line on the side of the reservoir, and just go. It will circulate and bleed itself while your driving.

How can I change the break pads on my Avenger?

Change the break pads as necessary in your own driveway, using some simple tools. Open the hood of your Avenger and check the brake fluid level in the reservoir of the brake master cylinder.

How often should you replace brake pads on a Dodge Avenger?

Chrysler Corporation recommends inspecting the brake pads on your Dodge Avenger every six months and replacing them at the 15,000 miles mark or every 15 months as part of your regular vehicle maintenance schedule. However, the friction material on the pads may wear down sooner and compromise your safety on the road.

Can you take the brake disc off an Avenger?

On some Avenger models, you can remove the bottom lock pin and use the upper pin as a pivot bolt to swing the caliper off the brake disc without the need to remove the caliper completely. Remove the outboard brake pad, inboard brake pad, shims and spring clips, if equipped.

How to check your Avenger’s brake fluid level?

Lower your Avenger and finish tightening the wheel lugs. Pump the brake pedal several times until the pedal feels firm. Check the brake fluid level on the brake master cylinder reservoir and refill, if necessary, using new brake fluid. Test the brakes on a low-traffic road to make sure they are working properly.

How do you replace brake pads on Avenger?

Go back to step 6 of the previous section and replace the brake pads on the opposite brake assembly. Mount both front tires and wheel assemblies on the hubs and install the wheel lugs using the lug wrench. Lower your Avenger and finish tightening the wheel lugs. Pump the brake pedal several times until the pedal feels firm.

Lower your Avenger and finish tightening the wheel lugs. Pump the brake pedal several times until the pedal feels firm. Check the brake fluid level on the brake master cylinder reservoir and refill, if necessary, using new brake fluid. Test the brakes on a low-traffic road to make sure they are working properly.

How do you seat a brake caliper in a car?

Seat the caliper piston into its cylinder. Position a large C-clamp over the brake caliper and slowly turn the clamp screw against the outboard brake pad to push the inboard brake pad flat against the caliper. This will force the piston to fully seat into the bore.

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