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Brake pads/rotors: will shop install my parts?

Old January 14th, 2019, 6:59 AM
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Default Brake pads/rotors: will shop install my parts?

I need my brake pads replaced and my rotors either resurfaced or replaced. I am getting quotes from the usual places like Midas, Meineke, etc https://bestarny.com/brake-pads-for-chevy-silverado/ .. The part prices they quote seem really high. I can get the same parts elsewhere for much lower. But I definitely cannot install the rotors myself. Will these shops install parts that I bring in and charge for labour only? If these shops don't, will local private auto repair shops do that?

Most of the time when I go to car service places, I feel ripped off because they seem to oversell things that I cannot do much about because the car is already opened up and they insist that the additional stuff must be done or bad things will happen. So what is the best cost-effective way to go about this?

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The big name shops probably will not install your parts unless you agree to no warranty. Their labor charges are really high anyway. you have a better chance of a small shop doing it for a reasonable price.
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