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Top Mechanics For Mini Brake Hose Replacement & Repairs

37 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London , 10 years of experience

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190 Reviews

Garage in Bracknell, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic services covering servicing, maintenance, oil change, brakes, MOT appointments and failure repairs, as well as bodywork repair and painting. Previous experience in a BMW service centre as ...

125 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in South Derbyshire, 50 years of experience

John owns and runs Premier Vehicle Services. Prior to that began his mechanic career with an apprenticeship in 1970 with a garage in Repton and spent a number of years there before moving on. He worked with ...

9 Reviews

Garage in Nuneaton, 5 years of experience

We are a small and friendly family run workshop based in Nuneaton. We undertake all servicing and repair work at competitive prices as well as bodywork repair, welding and respraying. Our expert mechanics ca...

210 Reviews

Garage in Leicester, 25 years of experience

Hi and Welcome to East Midlands Auto - Highly sought after 'Approved Service & Repair Centre' Renowned for for high Customer Service throughout the car Industry. Offering Main Dealer Service - Not Main Dea...

67 Reviews

Garage in Portsmouth, 21 years of experience

Over the years I have worked in various garages, carrying out mechanical repairs, including, servicing, general repairs, mot repair, cambelts/timing chains, clutches, head gaskets, engine replacements etc I ...

545 Reviews

Garage in Stevenage , 20 years of experience

I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...

21 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 12 years of experience

BMW trained technician with 12 years of experience in the trade.

13 Reviews

Garage in Livingston, 10 years of experience

10 years BMW Experience 3 years JLR 5 years EV Qualified through BMW South Africa Trade Qualified mechanical level 4

37 Reviews

Garage in Hemel Hampstead , 10 years of experience

Mobile and garage-based mechanic covering the Hemel Hampstead area. Fully qualified with all the relevant diagnostics machines.we provided a pick up and drop off vehicle service whit our tow truck So if ...

27 Reviews

Garage in Reading, 10 years of experience

10 Years Experience with 6 years as VW Specialist and Mobile Mechanic for the last 2 years , very Knowledgeable , self-motivated, reliable, responsible and hard working person, excellent diagnostic and probl...

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Garage in Horton, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

8 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 15 years of experience

Having 15 years in the industry our work is about quality and ensuring the only time you return is for your next years service.

Frequently asked questions about Mini brake hose replacement & repairs

Read our answers to questions about brake hose replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a brake hose replacement on my Mini involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the brake system.
  • Mechanic will establish which brake hose needs to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will replace the damaged brake hose.
  • 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.

What are the signs of a bad Mini brake hose?

  • If you have been advised that there is weakness or damage picked up from an MOT or service
  • If you have an obvious leak of fluid from the hose or its unions

Please note, if you experience any untoward characteristics in your braking, book a diagnostic inspection immediately and do not drive the vehicle

How long does it take to change brake pipes on my Mini?

A brake hose replacement usually takes around 1.5 hours, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should you replace Mini brake hoses?

We would recommend that the brake hoses are replaced when a vehicle is 15 years old as part of any preventative maintenance plan. It doesn’t happen very often, however as the vehicle gets older and the miles add up then the risk of cuts and perishing are increased.

When should you replace Mini brake hoses?

If you have any kind of damage or perishing of the brake hose itself, or the ferrules have become excessively corroded then replacement needs to be carried out straight away.

How can I extend the life of my Mini brake hoses?

There isn’t really a great deal you can do to extend the life of the hoses other than to give them a good wash down with a pressure washer occasionally.

How long do brake pipes last on my Mini?

The brake pipes are made of either steel or copper and are bent around the various aspects of the vehicle's body. Over time, however, they can deteriote and corrode. Hence, how long brake pipes last will depend on a number of factors.

What causes Mini brake hoses to break or get damaged?

As brake hoses are constantly exposed to external factors such as moisture, heat and debris, they can naturally deteriorate over time. For example, if a car is not driven for a long time and is left exposed to environmental factors, the brake hose can get corroded. A brake fluid leak in the hose can also cause the hose to rupture.

What is the average lifespan of a brake hose on my Mini?

On average, rubber brake hoses last about 5 years but depending on driving habits and quality of the brake hose it can last upto 15 years or more. Steel brake hoses may need to be replaced more frequently.

Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Mini brake hose replacement?

Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a brake hose replacement on your Mini. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a brake hose replacement on your Mini.

Can mobile mechanics do Mini brake hose replacement at my home or office?

Yes, mobile mechanics can do a brake hose replacement at your home or office on your Mini, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a Mini brake hose replacement cost?

The cost for a Mini brake hose replacement depends on the model of your Mini. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

Name Average Cost
MINI Mini £120 Get exact price
MINI Mini Clubman £172 Get exact price
MINI Mini Countryman £120 Get exact price

Average costs for 4 models not shown due to insufficient data. Show ∨

  • MINI Mini Clubvan
  • MINI Mini Paceman
  • MINI Mini Coupe
  • MINI Mini Roadster

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a brake hose replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average 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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