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Question DetailsAsked on 6/19/2017

What's the going rate for a complete brake job on a semi truck??

New rotars drums pads, the whole 9 yards

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I asked a couple of my go-to guys with large trucks - around $500 for pads only on a 3-axle tractor or dumptruck (not including any trailer, which is similar per-axle cost), and around $750-1500 for pads and rotors/drums for same 3-axle tractor/truck - more towards lower end with external drums, more towards higher end of that range with internal drums (mostly on older trucks).


Above would normally include replacing seals encountered in the changout process, but NOT replacing/repacking bearings or replacing bearing oil seals, though that is a common add-on job while the wheels are already partly disassembled - around 150-250 additional for the 3 axles to repack bearings (at same time as disc/drum replacement) on many or most common models - but replacing the bearings is getting you into a couple to few hundred more range per axle, if needed.


They recommended getting several prices, and emphasis on quality shop rather than price - because a cheap or off-the-cuff shop might give you a cheap price but not pleasant to see one of your wheels rolling past you on the road - especially a front wheel - that makes for a very bad day.


And don't forget that while the wheels are off the front end alignment and steering linkage/bearings should be checked for wear and lubrication too - a commonly neglected item on big rigs.

Answered 1 year ago by LCD




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