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Old 01-02-2012, 05:35 AM   #1
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How much should I expect to fork out for new brake pads and rotors at a Chrysler dealership?

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x2.

And if you don't want to do them yourself, why on earth would you do it at a dealership? That alone almost surely raises the price by 30% or so.
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And if you don't want to do them yourself, why on earth would you do it at a dealership? That alone almost surely raises the price by 30% or so.
X3. If you have no money maybe you shouldn't be driving a Jeep...... Just a thought.
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Old 01-02-2012, 09:28 AM   #5
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How much should I expect to fork out for new brake pads and rotors at a Chrysler dealership?
Most of the parts receive a 100% mark up in price when received at a dealership. I worked there for quite a few years so and saw it happen everyday.
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No/little money + a little homework online + a few inexpensive tools = new brakes and a proud diy Jeeper with a little grease under his/her nails. Dig in brother, you will surprise yourself!
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No/little money + a little homework online + a few inexpensive tools = new brakes and a proud diy Jeeper with a little grease under his/her nails. Dig in brother, you will surprise yourself!

Well said!
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Old 01-02-2012, 10:58 AM   #10
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I back what these guys have said. Definitely don't go to the dealership. They are the worst for repairs. If you don't want to do it yourself, try going to a Midas dealership. I get a pretty good hook up on everything because I've been going there so long. I pay cost on parts and only pay about half the labor fees.
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No/little money + a little homework online + a few inexpensive tools = new brakes and a proud diy Jeeper with a little grease under his/her nails. Dig in brother, you will surprise yourself!

Couldn't agree more.

Full disclosure: I don't yet own a Jeep, but have done my own brake work for many years, on everything from pick-up trucks, to Corvettes, to motorcycles. Read, study, get a friend to help...just do it!!
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50 -60 bucks buys new pads for front and rear if you get the basic semi metalic... will take you an hr to do all 4. It really is pretty simple.
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:48 AM   #13
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Yeah, brakes (pads) are pretty simple. Even if you have to buy a jack and do one side at a time, you will still be saving A LOT of money. Youtube it, study it, and do it.......When your finished, you'll be like "wow, it was that easy?"
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How much should I expect to fork out for new brake pads and rotors at a Chrysler dealership?
You need brakes AND rotors? Is this a new "used" purchase?

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