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How long do Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads last?

Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz C300 owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

Mercedes-Benz C300 Rear Brake Pads Price

Front and rear brake pads on your Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads online or give us a call during business hours to get pricing and availability.

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. Aware issues that will arise when your Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads need to be replaced encompass 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 each of these warning signs you should take your Mercedes-Benz C300 in for an inspection suddenly. As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and extra safety concerns. You can call Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce at 7725772694 for information as well or schedule service online.

What are the best brake pads for Mercedes-Benz C300?

Genuine parts help provide maximum safety and durability even more so than alternative fancy aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Actual Mercedes-Benz brake pads are designed specifically for your Mercedes-Benz C300 and are built on the highest standards just like the gifted brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. It's curious to use Mercedes-Benz gifted manufactured parts on your vehicle. Call Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce today to learn more or schedule service online.

How much do Mercedes-Benz C300 Brake Pads Cost? Mercedes-Benz C300 Brake Pad Prices

How much Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads are heavily worn down.

How much does it cost to get Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads changed?

Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce 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 Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce or call us at 7725772694.

Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Mercedes-Benz C300 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 critical to keep your brake pads fresh not only for safety reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Mercedes-Benz C300 brake components. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced abruptly, your brake rotors will start to wear down much faster.Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors. It's also splendid to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Mercedes-Benz C300 is transported in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce.

Mercedes-Benz C300 Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Similarly with front brake pads, your Mercedes-Benz C300 rear brake pads will consistently wear down at the same rate on both the left and acceptable side of your automobile. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear down faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars. Have in mind wear and tear on any brake elements depends heavily on your driving habits. You'll want to get your brakes inspected during every visit to your mechanic, but you should also consult your Mercedes-Benz C300 maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended.

Mercedes-Benz C300 Front Brake Pad Replacement

Just like rear brake pads, your Mercedes-Benz C300 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 Mercedes-Benz C300 in for service. Mercedes-Benz of Fort Pierce offers free multipoint inspections during every visit, but you need to refer to your Mercedes-Benz C300 maintenance guide in your owner's manual for more information regarding recommended front brake replacement and inspections. Remember that wear and tear on Mercedes-Benz C300 including the front brake pads varies drastically on your driving habits.

Mercedes-Benz C300 Front Brake Pads Price

Consult your service advisor as prices can change quite occasionally depending on components availability. Most Mercedes-Benz franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you a lot of money on front brake pad installation. Normally the cost for components will assortment from $100-$200 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $80 - $100. Since your Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads wear down at the like rate per axle, it is regular to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the like time.

How do I know if my Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads are worn out?

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

  • Pulsation or vibrating in the steering wheel or brake pedal
  • Squealing or screeching when braking
  • Grinding noise when the brakes are applied
  • Burning odor
  • Mercedes-Benz C300 pulling to one side while braking
  • Some vehicles have brake warning lights that will turn on to notify you of a viable issue
  • There are different supplemental warning signs for bad brake pads. You can read your vehicle's owner's manual for more details.