Friday, September 23, 2011

How much to replace anti-lock brakes for a Pontiac Sunfire?

I have a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire and I think that the anti-lock brakes need to be replaced. The ABS light on the dash is constantly on and the car brakes differently then before. I just wanted to know how much it may cost me so I can try to get the cash. Also if you think that the problem is something else, please let me know. Thanks.How much to replace anti-lock brakes for a Pontiac Sunfire?Loaded question. You will need to have the car looked at by a good mechanic. You will not need to replace the entire brake system,. This could easily run thousands. You just need to replace the broken part which will probably cost you less than a couple of hundred. Add in a couple of hundred more if you are due for new brake pads.How much to replace anti-lock brakes for a Pontiac Sunfire?Unless you have plenty of money to spend, first have it checked in a serious workshop and, whatever the verdict, ask for a cost and time estimate. Then see if you can shave off some by shopping around, but beware: the braking system should be handled by experts - their parts and labor are under warranty and you can claim it if something goes wrong.

If you're lucky, it might be the air in the ABS block (some systems are hard to bleed at home).How much to replace anti-lock brakes for a Pontiac Sunfire?Call a brake shop or dealer, it could be a wheel sensor or two. Or the chip under the dash that is malfunctioning, or just pads and or shoes that need replacing. Diagnostics are usually about $75 dollars that then gets credited to the repair.

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