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How long do Ram 1500 brake pads last?

Ram 1500 brake pads usually last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles depending on your driving habits. If you commute in heavy traffic and use your brakes often, you'll need to get an inspection more frequently. We recommend you reference your Ram 1500 owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

How do I know if my Ram 1500 brake pads are worn out?

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

  • Pulsation or vibrating in the steering wheel or brake pedal
  • Some vehicles have brake warning lights that will turn on to notify you of a capability issue
  • Burning odor
  • There are assorted alternative warning signs for bad brake pads. You can read your vehicle's owner's manual for more details.
  • Squealing or screeching when braking
  • Ram 1500 pulling to one side while braking
  • Grinding noise when the brakes are applied

What are the best brake pads for Ram 1500?

Genuine Ram brake pads are designed specifically for your Ram 1500 and are built on the highest standards just like the active brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. It's terrific to use Ram active manufactured parts on your car. Certain parts help provide maximum safety and durability even more so than frequent fancy aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Call Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today to learn more or schedule service online.

Ram 1500 Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Keep in mind wear and tear on each brake components depends heavily on your driving habits. You'll determine to get your brakes inspected during every visit to your mechanic, but you should also consult your Ram 1500 maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended. Similarly with front brake pads, your Ram 1500 rear brake pads will continually wear down at the same cost on both the left and honest side of your vehicle. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars.

Ram 1500 Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your Ram 1500 front brake pads will typically degrade at the same rate on both the right and left side of your car. Unlike rear brake pads, most front brake pads wear down slower due to the nature of rear-wheel drive cars. You should have your brakes inspected every time you take your Ram 1500 in for service. Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram offers free multipoint inspections during every visit, but you need to refer to your Ram 1500 maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more information regarding recommended front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on Ram 1500 including the front brake pads varies drastically on your driving habits.

How much does it cost to get Ram 1500 brake pads changed?

Ram 1500 brake pads replacement, which includes parts and labor, can cost anywhere between $150 and $300 per axle depending on the type of brake pads desired and the extent of the damage your previously worn down pads have caused to the other components of your vehicle such as the rotors. At Mike Shaw CDJR we have monthly brake pad replacement specials designed to save you money as well as brake pad parts specials if you want to replace them yourself. Schedule your brake service with Mike Shaw CDJR or call us at 9702364701.

Ram 1500 Front Brake Pads Price

Since your Ram 1500 brake pads wear down at the same price per axle, it is natural to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the same time. Typically the value for parts will collection from $100-$200 per axle and labor can value anywhere between $80 - $100. Consult your service advisor as values can change quite consistently depending on parts availability. Most Ram franchise service centers will run brake specials all month and can save you numerous of money on front brake pad installation.

How much do Ram 1500 Brake Pads Cost? Ram 1500 Brake Pad Prices

How much Ram 1500 brake pads cost depends heavily on how many brake pads you need to order and whether or not you want to replace the brake pads yourself or have one of our technicians handle your brake pad replacement. Typically brake pads are sold in sets of two as wear and tear on your Ram 1500 brake pads is typically the same on both the left and right sides of the vehicle. A set of luxury vehicle brake pads can cost anywhere between $150 and $250 while most other brake pads are between $75 and $120. Again, this varies widely by brand and does not include installation. There are other services to keep an eye on such as your rotors which also may need to be replaced if your Ram 1500 brake pads are heavily worn down.

Ram 1500 Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Ram 1500 will cost the same assuming you purchase them on the same date. Parts availability is the main variable in price for brake pads although labor costs can change depending on other factors in your area. Labor costs usually won't be too volatile. If you're looking to replace your brake pads yourself, parts typically range from $50 - $100 per brake pad. You can order your Ram 1500 brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Ram 1500 brake components usually wear down at different rates meaning your brake pads will be the first component in need of replacement before your brake rotors. It's vital to keep your brake pads athletic not only for safety reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Ram 1500 brake components. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced immediately, your brake rotors will start to wear crestfallen much faster.It's also accomplished to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Ram 1500 is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors..

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

In countless cases, you will be admissible to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare. Overt issues that will arise when your Ram 1500 brake pads need to be replaced include squealing, screeching, grinding or squeaking when brakes are applied. You may also notice vibrations or pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel.If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Ram 1500 in for an inspection promptly. As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and other safety concerns. You can call Mike Shaw Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram at 9702364701 for information as correctly or schedule service online.