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Use promotional code 25OFF at checkout to receive discount. Receive 25% off your total purchase of regularly priced in-stock single parts or accessories purchased online. Offer is not valid in combination with any other offers, rebates or discounts; not available to Pep Boys' Fleet & Commercial accounts; does not apply to wheels, labor, special order merchandise, tires or the purchase of gift cards. Excludes tires, special order, wheels, outside purchase or sale products Excludes the following brands:Superchips, Hypertech, Edge, Bully Dog, Diablo, Edelbrock, Thule, Holley, Autometer, Accel, K&N, MSD, NOS and BBK Performance. Valid online until 2:59 am EST on 3/8/15. Online orders scheduled for in-store pick up must be completed in store by closing on 3/7/15 for discount to apply.

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Do-It-Yourself
Most new cars require brake service during the first 30,000 to 42,000 miles. It is also important to inspect them for wear before every winter and summer, because extreme temperatures may affect the brakes' effectiveness. Most basic brake repairs are relatively simple to do, as long as you work slowly and carefully follow the manufacturer's guidelines.

Below is a list the typical tasks associated with servicing brakes along with there relative difficulty level.
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Task
Difficulty
Bleed Brake System
ABS Modulator - Replace
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor - Replace
Brake Booster - Replace
Brake Cable - Replace
Brake Hoses - Replace
Brake Lines - Replace
Caliper Bracket - Replace
Caliper Guide Pins - Replace
Calipers - Replace
Disc Hardware - Replace
Drum Hardware - Replace
Drums - Replace
Master Cylinder - Replace
Pads - Replace
Proportioning Valve (LSPV) - Replace
Rotors - Replace
Shoes - Replace
Wheel Cylinders - Replace
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