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The average cost to replace your Brake Hose is $150 - $360. Pricing may vary based on the type of car you have, as well as the type of (and quality) auto shop that you go to. At NuBrakes, our technicians come to your office or home to do the repair. We don’t markup our parts and have minimal overhead, meaning, we provide you a convenient and low-cost repair option.
When evaluating the cost of a brake hose replacement, you may want to consider:
It’s important to be in tune with your brake hose replacement options and how the type of shop will affect the pricing they offer to you. Dealerships will always be the most expensive option for brake hose replacements. Traditional brick and mortar repair shops will typically provide more affordable brake repair prices than the dealership. However, mobile brake repair services, like NuBrakes, usually provide the best prices because they have significantly less operational overhead… And not to mention, a much more convenient experience… A true win-win.
Still have questions about brake hose replacements? We're here to help.
Brake hoses are made of rubber that connects the brake lines to the brake calipers. The hose delivers brake fluid and brake force to the brake pads using hydraulic pressure.
Here are some signs you need a brake hose replacement:
1. If your brakes are not responding or not working.
2. If your brake warning light is on.
3. If your brake is spongy and soft.
4. If you notice a brake fluid leak.
It isn’t safe to drive your vehicle with a broken brake hose. It is an essential part of your brake system and without properly working brake hoses, your braking system will have less effective brakes or no brakes at all.
The brake hoses are responsible for delivering hydraulic pressure to your vehicle when you brake. If a brake hose doesn't work, it’ll compromise your brake system making your vehicle unsafe to drive.
There are no clear rules for you to follow, however, a brake hose can be used for 6 years or more depending on the type of hoses or the materials used. Other factors that can cause your brake hose’s lifetime to shorten are the quality of the part, your driving habits, your vehicle type, and more.
Definitely, but be sure to have the knowledge of how it’s properly done. If you are unsure, you can always call a certified mechanic to do it for you.
Here are the steps to replace your brake hose:
1. Lift your car using a jack.
2. Remove the wheel to check where your brake hose is assembled.
3. Make sure your reservoir has enough brake fluid.
4. Remove the top fitting of your flexible hose tubing using a line wrench.
5. Don’t disconnect the tubing from the line, if you notice rust in the connection use penetrating oil.
6. Check the hose connection and use a flare wrench to open.
7. Remove the mounting brake clip using pliers and detach the brake hose from the top fitting. Use a drain pan for the fluid.
8. Detach the tubing from the steel line. Use a safety glasses as brake fluid may spill.
9. Install the new brake hose. Use a hammer to tap the mounting bracket.
10. Make sure that your brake fluid level is enough.
11. Bleed your brake system to ensure there is no air in the system.
12. Check your brakes to see if there are possible leaks.
13. Reinstall your wheels and remove the jack.
14. Do a test drive.
Our mobile mechanics deliver top-rated services at your home or office for up to 40% less than a repair shop.
We're 10-40% more affordable on average compared to dealerships and shops so you'll be saving time AND money.
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