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Mercedes-Benz C300 Rear Brake Pad Replacement

Keep in mind wear and tear on all brake components depends heavily on your driving habits. Similarly with front brake pads, your Mercedes-Benz C300 rear brake pads will mostly wear down at the alike rate on both the left and prudent 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. You'll embrace 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 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 $150 - $250 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 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 $250 and $400 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 Plaza Mercedes 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 Plaza Mercedes or call us at 3145825294.

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

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

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

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

Genuine parts help provide maximum security and durability even more so than supplemental expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Genuine Mercedes-Benz brake pads are designed exactly for your Mercedes-Benz C300 and are built on the highest standards just like the impartial brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. It's treacherous to use Mercedes-Benz impartial manufactured parts on your vehicle. Call Plaza Motor Company 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 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 Front Brake Pads Price

Consult your service advisor as prices can change quite commonly depending on parts 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. Typically the cost for parts will range from $150-$250 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $100 - $150. Since your Mercedes-Benz C300 brake pads wear down at the same rate per axle, it is decent to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the same time.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

Common issues that will arise when your Mercedes-Benz C300 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. In some cases, you will be qualified to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become dehydrated.As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and substitute cover concerns. You can call Plaza Motor Company at 3145825294 for information as well or schedule service online. If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Mercedes-Benz C300 in for an inspection shortly.

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 key to keep your brake pads fresh not only for assurance 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 suddenly, your brake rotors will start to wear down much faster.Plaza Motor Company offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors. It's also basic to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Mercedes-Benz C300 is brought in for brake service on time. Schedule your brake pad service online today with Plaza Motor Company.

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. Plaza Motor Company 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.