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How much does a Brake Hose replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2004 Vauxhall Agila Franchise Dealer Est.£99 - £110 Independent Garage Est.£63 - £69 ClickMechanic Est.£63 - £70 Saving36%
Car2000 Rover 25 Franchise Dealer Est.£86 - £95 Independent Garage Est.£53 - £58 ClickMechanic Est.£53 - £59 Saving38%
Car2013 BMW 6 Series Franchise Dealer Est.£206 - £228 Independent Garage Est.£90 - £99 ClickMechanic Est.£91 - £101 Saving55%
Car1999 Renault Trafic Franchise Dealer Est.£118 - £136 Independent Garage Est.£72 - £80 ClickMechanic Est.£73 - £81 Saving39%
Car2010 Renault Clio Franchise Dealer Est.£142 - £157 Independent Garage Est.£85 - £94 ClickMechanic Est.£86 - £95 Saving39%

Want to learn more about Brake Hose replacements?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Brake Line do?

A brake line (also called a brake hose or brake pipe) is a rubber hose that connects the brake master cylinder (and slave cylinders) to the brake calipers at the wheels. Brake fluid flows through the line.

When pushing the brake panel the braking system is activated, the brake fluid running through the brake lines will put pressure on the brake units at the wheels, in turn slowing the car down. The car will have a brake line for each wheel connecting to the central brake master cylinder that regulates the brake system.

How do you know there is something wrong with a Brake Line?

  • When the brake hose is brittle or hard.
  • If there is patch of transparent fluid around on of the wheels.
  • When there is reduced pressure on the brake pedal when braking.
  • When the brake pedal can be pushed right down to the floor with none of the usual brake pressure.
  • When the brakes do not work.

When should you consider replacing a Brake Line?

As most brake lines in the majority of cars are made from rubber they are prone to deteriorate over time. Rubber brake lines can become brittle and hard, causing brake fluid to leak out of the system. In this case, the hose should be replaced as soon as possible to ensure a fully functioning braking system. In high performance cars the brake lines are usually made of metal, in most cases one would see braided brake lines which are usually a little tougher.

Servicing the brake lines is key to ensure a fully functioning brake system. Always service the brakes according to the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer. If you experience trouble when braking, you ought to seek the help of an expert. Brake problems can, of course, potentially lead to dangerous situations.

What happens during a Brake Line replacement?

  • Mechanic will inspect the brake system.
  • Mechanic will establish which brake line needs to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will replace the damaged brake line.
  • Mechanic will renew the brake fluid.
  • Mechanic will bleed the brake system.
  • Mechanic will inspect the brake system and will, if deemed safe, test drive the car.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will make any adjustments.

How much does a Brake Line Replacement cost?

The cost of a brake line replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your brake line replaced by Clickmechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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These estimates may include Brake fluid, Brake fluid, Brake fluid, Brake fluid, Flexible front brake hose, Flexible rear brake hose, Flexible front brake hose and/or Flexible rear brake hose

46 manufacturers for Brake Hose Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £28 - £50

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£77

£56 - £87

£95 - £151

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Audi

Parts costs: £28 - £75

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1002

£99

£67 - £115

£135 - £209

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Austin

Parts costs: £38 - £45

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£98

£83 - £83

£135 - £135

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BMW

Parts costs: £44 - £84

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 2719

£118

£77 - £137

£148 - £277

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £38 - £64

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 214

£80

£64 - £89

£97 - £135

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £63 - £130

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 85

£122

£86 - £144

£125 - £206

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Citroen

Parts costs: £31 - £57

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 975

£95

£78 - £97

£122 - £146

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Dacia

Parts costs: £75 - £90

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 40

£137

£121 - £121

£181 - £181

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £29 - £44

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 14

£70

£62 - £73

£100 - £117

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £46 - £85

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£109

£83 - £107

£128 - £158

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Dodge

Parts costs: £38 - £45

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£77

£69 - £78

£108 - £126

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Fiat

Parts costs: £19 - £36

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 457

£59

£35 - £75

£49 - £112

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Ford

Parts costs: £26 - £44

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2703

£73

£56 - £82

£85 - £124

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Honda

Parts costs: £45 - £95

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 607

£111

£84 - £125

£129 - £183

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £39 - £120

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 546

£109

£66 - £146

£94 - £202

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Infiniti

Parts costs: £90 - £108

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£137

£121 - £121

£171 - £171

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Isuzu

Parts costs: £43 - £60

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 15

£94

£81 - £95

£128 - £149

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Iveco

Parts costs: £153 - £183

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 8

£215

£213 - £213

£304 - £304

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £63 - £177

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 129

£163

£102 - £198

£180 - £313

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Jeep

Parts costs: £50 - £103

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 86

£109

£71 - £131

£104 - £200

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Kia

Parts costs: £42 - £91

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 204

£96

£70 - £125

£100 - £177

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £40 - £111

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1218

£115

£75 - £140

£135 - £228

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LDV

Parts costs: £35 - £58

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£80

£66 - £94

£104 - £150

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Lexus

Parts costs: £38 - £135

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 30

£127

£69 - £158

£126 - £256

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Mazda

Parts costs: £48 - £113

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 349

£115

£80 - £140

£120 - £202

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £34 - £62

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1497

£122

£77 - £136

£157 - £288

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MG

Parts costs: £40 - £60

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 64

£87

£73 - £95

£115 - £150

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MINI

Parts costs: £50 - £69

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1107

£97

£77 - £108

£134 - £207

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £28 - £61

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 162

£81

£64 - £97

£100 - £148

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Nissan

Parts costs: £43 - £82

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 318

£94

£69 - £114

£100 - £165

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Perodua

Parts costs: £35 - £43

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 12

£78

£73 - £74

£118 - £119

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £24 - £49

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 796

£94

£70 - £105

£118 - £172

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Porsche

Parts costs: £42 - £66

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 44

£108

£82 - £120

£131 - £195

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Renault

Parts costs: £23 - £40

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 686

£81

£64 - £92

£101 - £146

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Rover

Parts costs: £44 - £96

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 176

£107

£88 - £129

£140 - £193

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Saab

Parts costs: £26 - £43

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 83

£60

£49 - £59

£77 - £89

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SEAT

Parts costs: £28 - £77

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 289

£97

£70 - £119

£113 - £181

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Skoda

Parts costs: £34 - £53

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 183

£90

£79 - £92

£126 - £143

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Smart

Parts costs: £29 - £35

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 41

£99

£85 - £110

£147 - £196

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Subaru

Parts costs: £51 - £158

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 31

£118

£81 - £164

£117 - £219

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £38 - £64

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 349

£100

£78 - £109

£111 - £155

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Toyota

Parts costs: £27 - £53

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 848

£77

£58 - £89

£91 - £139

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £37 - £83

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 3061

£102

£70 - £115

£102 - £163

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £31 - £54

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1629

£83

£63 - £92

£108 - £157

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Volvo

Parts costs: £22 - £35

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 402

£71

£43 - £80

£73 - £151

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Yugo

Parts costs: £30 - £37

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 7

£82

£68 - £70

£112 - £115

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  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Proton
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a brake hose replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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