2005 Tundra 4WD - cost to replace pads and rotors? - YotaTech Forums
YotaTech Forums  

Go Back   YotaTech Forums > Toyota SUV & Truck Tech > 99+ Tundra, 00+ Sequoia, 98+ Land Cruiser/LX470
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

99+ Tundra, 00+ Sequoia, 98+ Land Cruiser/LX470 Late model full size trucks and SUVs

Welcome to Yotatech!
Welcome to Yotatech,

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

2005 Tundra 4WD - cost to replace pads and rotors?

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-02-2010, 09:27 AM   #1
Registered User
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
pendrag's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 362
2005 Tundra 4WD - cost to replace pads and rotors?

I've never attempted to do a brake pad replacement, but I've gotten to the point with working on my 4runner where I can probably get through the process. My stepdad has a 2005 Tundra 4WD and he says he needs to replace his front pads and (I'm thinking) turn his rotors. He was asking me if I'd like to try doing it myself, and whether he'd save a substantial cost over taking it to a shop.

I was planning to get a Tundra Haynes manual first, but would someone like to give me the nickel tour of the job and estimate what parts would cost? Recommendations on pad brands and anything else I need to buy would be appreciated as well.

I'm kind of debating whether to go through with this job, since brakes are sort of important, y'know? My dad (not my stepdad) has done brake jobs multiple times, but he lives several states away. Is this the sort of thing I should wait and get him to show me in person before I do it on my own, or is it fairly intuitive once you're working on it (i.e., how easy is it to screw up?)

Edited to add: I don't yet own a torque wrench (and won't be able to buy one for this job), so if that's required (or if another expensive tool is), please mention it.
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Yotatech!
1999 Gen. 3 4Runner: 3RZ-FE 2.7 L: 215k miles (automatic; base 2WD)
1999 Gen. 3 4Runner: 5VZ-FE 3.4 L: 220k miles (automatic; SR5 4WD)

"Why buy one when you can buy two for twice the price?"

Last edited by pendrag; 08-02-2010 at 09:29 AM.
pendrag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2010, 09:37 AM   #2
Registered User
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
scuba's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 11,349
Its a 1-2 hour job.


Thats tacoma stuff. should be the same for a tundra.


My 99 Tacoma Single Cab build. Now on full width Toyota axles. SAS Thread
scuba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2010, 09:37 AM
4WD Truck

Paid Advertisement

05, 2005, 4wd, 4x4, brake, brakes, change, cost, costs, drive, pads, replace, replacing, rotor, rotors, tundra, wheel

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:37 PM.

2010 InternetBrands, Inc.