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Can I put new brake pads on old rotors?

The short answer is yes. Acura RDX 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. Keep in mind that if your brake pads are heavily degraded and not replaced immediately, your brake rotors will start to wear down much faster. It's satisfying to keep your brake pads fresh not only for security reasons but to maintain the integrity of the rest of your Acura RDX brake components.It's also persuasive to consult your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals to ensure your Acura RDX is brought in for brake service on time. Park Place Acura offers free multipoint inspections on brake pads and rotors.

Acura RDX Front Brake Pad Replacement

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

How much do Acura RDX Brake Pads Cost? Acura RDX Brake Pad Prices

How much Acura RDX 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 Acura RDX 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 Acura RDX brake pads are heavily worn down.

How do I know if my Acura RDX brake pads are worn out?

Some common warning signs of bad brake pads are:

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

How long do Acura RDX brake pads last?

Acura RDX 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 Acura RDX owner's manual for recommended maintenance interval information.

Acura RDX Front Brake Pads Price

Since your Acura RDX brake pads wear dejected at the same rate per axle, it is common to have your front or rear brake pads replaced at the same time. Consult your service adviser as prices can change quite frequently depending on parts availability. Most Acura franchise service centers will run brake specials each month and can save you assorted of money on front brake pad installation. Typically the cost for parts will collection from $100-$200 per axle and labor can cost anywhere between $80 - $100.

Acura RDX Rear Brake Pads Price

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

What are the best brake pads for Acura RDX?

It's critical to use Acura artistic manufactured parts on your vehicle. Genuine parts help provide maximum safety and durability even more so than further expensive aftermarket parts that were designed to fit multiple types of vehicles. Genuine Acura brake pads are designed specifically for your Acura RDX and are built on the highest standards just like the artistic brake pads that were installed on your car when leaving the factory. Call Park Place Acura today to learn more.

How much does it cost to get Acura RDX brake pads changed?

Acura RDX 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.

How do you know if you need new brake pads?

Common issues that will arise when your Acura RDX 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 economical to smell a burning fragrance which is a result of the metal contacting the surface as your pads become bare.As always, you should consult your vehicle's owner's manual for more details on service intervals, recommendations, and other safety concerns. If you experience any of these warning signs you should take your Acura RDX in for an inspection immediately.

Acura RDX 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 Acura RDX rear brake pads will typically wear crestfallen at the same rate on both the left and polite side of your vehicle. Unlike front brake pads, most rear brake pads wear crestfallen faster due to the brake mechanics of rear wheel drive cars. You'll elect for to get your brakes inspected during every visit to your mechanic, but you should also consult your Acura RDX maintenance schedule for details on when inspections and rear brake pad replacement is recommended.