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    How Much $$$ For A Brake Job?

    I just had all four rotors, pads and sensors (aftermarket OEM) replaced for $800+ by an independent service station who specializes in BMWs. Seems high to me, so I figured I'd get a sanity check here.

    Should I tell this guy he overcharged me, or is the price within reason?


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    Re: How Much $$$ For A Brake Job?

    I paid about 300 bucks in parts for all four wheels. did it myself.

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    The guy charged me about $600 for the parts. Pretty serious rip-off, I would say.

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    Within reason

    Looks like you paid just under BMW retail for the parts and he didn't overdo it on labor charges. I had this work done under warranty and the list prices on the warranty invoice were higher overall than you paid.


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    You're right about the parts pricing, except that in this case these were not ordered through BMW, they were OEM aftermarket. He actually quoted me $1000+ for using BMW parts. Plus, this is an independent mechanic with much lower overhead.

    So I still feel a bit ripped off. Problem for me is finding someone I trust to work on the vehicle. The dealer is 45 minutes away and this guy is local. I guess that's life!

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    you had to check prices b4 doing the job at that place.. ~500 with aftermarket part (with labor) is fare IMO

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    what year and mileage? cause if it was less than 4 and less then 50, you should have hd the dealer do it for FREE.

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    where did you get your parts?

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    Dirt cheap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
    I paid about 300 bucks in parts for all four wheels. did it myself.
    did my suby gt for for 260. did it myself. very simple job
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