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How do you know if you need new brake pads?

In some cases, you will be able to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare. Commonplace issues that will arise when your Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima in for an inspection abruptly. 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 Courtesy Nissan of Tampa at 8138291813 for information as well or schedule service online.

How much does it cost to get Nissan Altima brake pads changed?

Nissan Altima 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 Courtesy Nissan 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 Courtesy Nissan or call us at 8138291813.

Nissan Altima Rear Brake Pad Replacement

You'll want to get your brakes inspected during every visit to your mechanic, but you should also consult your Nissan Altima maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended. Similarly with front brake pads, your Nissan Altima rear brake pads will typically wear down at the same rate on both the left and equitable side of your vehicle. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel travel to work cars. Keep in mind break on each brake components depends heavily on your driving habits.

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Nissan Altima 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 mandatory to keep your brake pads fresh not only for safety reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Nissan Altima brake components. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced rapidly, your brake rotors will start to wear down much faster.It's also big to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Nissan Altima is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Courtesy Nissan of Tampa Courtesy Nissan of Tampa offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors..

How do I know if my Nissan Altima brake pads are worn out?

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

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

Nissan Altima Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima in for service. Courtesy Nissan of Tampa offers free multipoint inspections during every visit, but you need to refer to your Nissan Altima maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more information regarding recommended front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on Nissan Altima including the front brake pads varies drastically on your driving habits.

Nissan Altima Front Brake Pads Price

Since your Nissan Altima brake pads wear down at the equal rate per axle, it is realistic to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the equal time. Consult your service advisor as prices can change quite normally depending on parts availability. Most Nissan franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you a lot of money on front brake pad installation. Customarily the cost for parts will mixture from $100-$200 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $80 - $100.

Nissan Altima Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

How much do Nissan Altima Brake Pads Cost? Nissan Altima Brake Pad Prices

How much Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima brake pads are heavily worn down.

How long do Nissan Altima brake pads last?

Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

What are the best brake pads for Nissan Altima?

It's critical to use Nissan earliest manufactured parts on your vehicle. Certain Nissan brake pads are designed exactly for your Nissan Altima and are built on the highest standards just like the earliest brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. Certain parts help provide maximum safety and durability even more so than contrasting expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Call Courtesy Nissan of Tampa today to learn more or schedule service online.