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Crucial Stopping Power: Essential Dirt Bike and ATV Brake Pad Replacement

Why Choose Our Dirt Bike/ATV Brake Pad Replacement Service?

Your dirt bike or ATV's brakes are the guardians of your safety on the trails. Worn-out brake pads can significantly reduce braking performance, increasing stopping distances and potentially leading to dangerous situations. This blog post dives into our Brake Pad Replacement Service, offered at $60 per caliper, ensuring your machine has the stopping power it needs. We'll also explore the benefits of adding a brake bleeding service for an additional $50 per caliper.

  • Enhanced Safety: Fresh brake pads provide optimal friction against the brake disc, ensuring effective braking and minimizing stopping distances. This translates to safer riding on any terrain.
  • Improved Feel: Worn pads can lead to a spongy brake lever feel. New pads restore a firm and responsive feel, allowing for precise control over braking power.
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs: Replacing worn brake pads before they wear through completely prevents damage to the brake rotors, saving you money on repairs in the long run.

The Dirt Bike/ATV Brake Pad Replacement Process

A qualified technician will follow these steps during a brake pad replacement service (price varies depending on the number of calipers):

  • Wheel Removal: The technician will safely remove the wheel(s) to access the brake calipers.
  • Caliper Inspection: The calipers will be inspected for any signs of damage or leaks.
  • Old Pad Removal: The worn brake pads will be carefully removed from the calipers.
  • New Pad Installation: New brake pads will be installed according to manufacturer specifications. This might involve cleaning the caliper piston and applying a specific anti-squeal compound.
  • Caliper Reassembly and Wheel Installation: The calipers will be reassembled, and the wheel(s) will be reinstalled on the vehicle.
  • Brake System Check: The technician will check the brake fluid level and ensure the brakes function properly.

Considering Brake Bleeding Service (Additional $50 per Caliper)

While replacing the brake pads is crucial, trapped air bubbles in the brake lines can compromise braking performance even with new pads. Here's why adding a brake bleeding service to your pad replacement is a wise decision:

  • Optimal Performance: Bleeding the brakes removes air bubbles, restoring the system's hydraulic pressure and ensuring the new pads function at their peak.
  • Enhanced Feel: A properly bled system provides a firm and responsive brake lever feel, allowing for precise control during braking.
  • Complete Brake Service: Combining brake pad replacement with bleeding offers a comprehensive brake service, ensuring your machine has optimal stopping power for safe riding.

Additional Considerations:

  • Price per Caliper: The brake pad replacement service costs $60 per caliper. Dirt bikes typically have one caliper, while some ATVs might have dual disc brakes with two calipers.
  • Brake Pad Selection: Our technicians can recommend suitable brake pads based on your riding style and machine specifications.
  • Replacing Brake Rotors: In some cases, depending on wear and tear, replacing the brake rotors alongside the pads might be recommended. Consult with a technician during your service appointment.

Invest in Confidence-Inspiring Stopping Power

Our Dirt Bike/ATV Brake Pad Replacement service, starting at $60 per caliper, is an investment in safe and confident riding. For an additional $50 per caliper, consider adding a brake bleeding service to ensure your entire braking system functions optimally.

Schedule Your Brake Pad Replacement Service Today!

Don't wait for worn brake pads to compromise your safety. Schedule your Dirt Bike/ATV Brake Pad Replacement service today. Our qualified technicians will ensure your machine has the stopping power it needs to conquer the trails with confidence.

Motorhelmets Dirt Bike/ATV Brake Pad Change Service

Perform the Service:

  • Remove old brake pads from caliper(s).
  • Install new brake pads.
  • Check brake rotors for wear or damage.
  • Test brake pressure and operation after changing pads.

Mileage: Recommended as part of regular maintenance or when brake pads show significant wear.

Cost: $60.00 per caliper (add bleed for $50 more per caliper).


  • Replacing worn brake pads is critical for safe and effective braking.
  • Regular brake pad changes help prevent damage to rotors and other brake system components.
  • Ensures optimal brake performance and reduces the risk of accidents due to brake failure.

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General Dirt Bike ATV Service Guideline Below

Dirt bikes and ATVs are built for rugged terrain and high-performance riding, but they require regular maintenance and care to perform at their best. This service guideline outlines the key aspects of maintaining and servicing these off-road vehicles to ensure safety and longevity.

STREET & SPORTS BIKE MOTORCYCLES SERVICE CENTER Fullerton Orange County California at Motorhelmets

Dirt Bike and ATV Maintenance Suggestions

  • Take a quick walk around your bike for a visual inspection before every ride.
  • Look for any drips or stains under the bike, indicating potential fluid leaks.
  • Inspect tires for proper inflation, wear, and any embedded objects.
  • Check for proper chain tension and lubrication.
  • Ensure all lights are working properly, including headlight, taillight, brake lights, and turn signals.
  • Check and adjust tire pressure to the manufacturer's recommended level using a reliable pressure gauge.
  • Don't attempt tasks you're not comfortable with. If you're unsure about any maintenance procedure, consult a qualified mechanic.
  • Safety first! Always wear proper safety gear while performing any maintenance on your motorcycle.


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