How long does it take to change brake pads?

I hired a mechanic to change my brake pads but they took a long time. I felt like they overcharged me. How long does it take to change brake pads?

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Answer provided by
Bonnie Stinson
Answered on Jul 20, 2022
How long does it take to change brake pads? About one hour for highly skilled mechanics, or several hours for someone less experienced.
It’s normal to wonder whether a mechanic is taking too long with repairs.
Brake pad replacement is a fairly straightforward service. However, not all mechanics have the same level of skill or experience.
A super speedy technician in a well-organized garage could do the job in less than an hour. You may have brought your car to an auto shop with less experienced technicians, in which case several hours is normal.
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