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My brakes started making a grinding noise a couple of times yesterday. I’m taking it in to get them fixed tomorrow but just want an estimation on how much this is going to cost.

The Car Will Need To Be Inspected In Order To Determine What Brake Parts And Procedures, If Any, It Will Need To Correct The Noise.

You might need a complete front or rear brake job, just front, just rear, or something else. Anybody would just be making a wild guess at the cost, without knowing what is required.

It’s a little like calling a doctor’s office and complaining that you are having shoulder pain and inquiring how much it’s going to cost and how much time you’ll need to take off work for treatment.

What model-year is this car ? How many miles on the brakes ?
Do you have a regular, trusted mechanic ?