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389 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Bedfordshire, 28 years of experience

I started work with Ford dealership then moving to various dealers Vauxhall was my favourite. Once I qualified I went to work with the aa really enjoyed that job as it tested my knowledge and skill set. Move...

20 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 34 years of experience

I spent the first 7 years of my career building vehicles from ground upwards including replica vintage taxis and helping the customers keep them road worthy and doing on site repairs when needed. I then mov...

12 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 12 years of experience

Providing quality repairs and maintenance at very good value to all makes and models of car & light commercial

62 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 20 years of experience

We are a family run business, who pride ourselves on quality and affordability. Sammy Jay has over 20 years experience in cars, busses, trucks, etc. We strive to meet all our customer demands. We offer, serv...

34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Bedfordshire, 10 years of experience

Mot tester/ technician/Master technician Electric/ Hybird qualified level 2

22 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 18 years of experience

I am a mobile mechanic with 18 years experience. Fully qualified from my home country. I do all makes and models and do services, brakes and many other repairs.

43 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 22 years of experience

I started out doing mechanics at a local garage before moving to Arch Motors in Huntingdon for 2 years from there I worked in various small garages before moving to Enfield Auto Recovery for 4 years where I ...

105 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 10 years of experience

Refinish Centre is an experienced repairer in Milton Keynes specialising in automotive services, repairs and customisation Refinish Directors who have nearly a decade of experience in the trade, establis...

562 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Bedfordshire, 9 years of experience

3 years at AVS where I started my mechanics as an apprentice, mastering general repairs and servicing on a wide range of vehicles , 2 years as a fast fitter in car giant. Perfecting replacing brakes, tyres ...

33 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Bedfordshire, 16 years of experience

Worked on cars since i left college worked in most of my local garages up until Covid when I got laid off so did the best decision in my life and became a mobile mechanic and things have great since so looki...

22 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 14 years of experience

I have 14 years of experience in and around the automotive industry which started in the army resolving any and all mechanical problems on military grade equipment. From there on I worked with prestige bran...

116 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Bedfordshire, 16 years of experience

Been working in garages for 16 years. The last year been doing mobile mechanics. I love taking on new challenges and getting stuck in. I offer a wide range of repairs including diagnostics, servicing, brake...

153 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 32 years of experience

After finishing college I jumped straight into independent garages. I built my skills and experience for a number of years before joining a Ford dealership. And working for various independent garages workin...

56 Reviews

Garage serving Bedfordshire, 6 years of experience

We are a race team at heart and do hi-spec race car builds. We also like to see people get the same level of attention to detail on there road cars. From low end to high end you will receive the same level o...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Bedfordshire

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Bedfordshire involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the brake system.
  • Mechanic will establish whether the front, rear or both sets of brake pads require replacement.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the brake pads.
  • Mechanic will inspect the brake system and, if deemed safe, will test drive the car.

What are the symptoms of worn brake pads?

  • Brake system warning lights appear on the dashboard.
  • Noises under braking.
  • Inadequate braking .
  • Pulling to one side under braking.
  • Vibration under braking.
  • You have an MOT advisory warning on brake pad wear.
  • Worn brake pads have been picked up on during a service.

How long does a brake pads replacement take?

A brake pads replacement usually takes around 1 hour, 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 can you tell if your brake pads need replacing?

If the brake pads have worn out prematurely or if you are experiencing trouble under braking, it is advisable to seek the help of an expert to investigate the problem and, if necessary, replace the pads as soon as possible.

Driving with brakes that do not function properly can, of course, lead to dangerous situations on the road. You should always replace either both the front pads, both the rear pads or all the pads together to ensure balanced brakes.

At what percent should brakes be replaced?

Usually when brakes need attention you wouldn't replace 'brakes' but rather parts of the brakes (brake system), that have wear. For brake pads a technician may say that the brake pads need replacing when you still have 50% of the pads left. When they need replacing ultimately will depend on a number of factors including suggested service intervals for brake pads as stipulated by the vehicle manufacturer and legislation. If you have any concern about the condition of the brakes then book an inspection with a mechanic immediately to get the issue checked.

How much does it cost to fix brakes that are grinding in Bedfordshire?

If the brakes are grinding, or develop noises under braking, it could be that the brake discs are worn or damaged. Cost for a front brake discs and pads replacement is on average £185, with pricing ranging from around £130 to £375. A rear brake discs pads replacement cost varies from £125 to £350, with an average of £175. Ultimately, cost depends on your location, car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement.

How do I know which brakes need to be replaced?

If you suspect there is any issue with your brakes or are concerns about the age or condition of its components, book an inspection with a professional mechanic immediate effect. Driving with bad brakes can impair brake performance and safety, and can be a major safety hazard.

Are worn brake pads an MOT failure?

Yes, worn brake pads can cause an MOT failure. For example, if they have worn below the legal limit of 1.5mm or wear indicator, or are contaminated (with grease or oil) or are incorrectly mounted.

Can Bedfordshire garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?

Yes, many garages in Bedfordshire are able to offer collection and delivery for a brake pads replacement. 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 pads replacement in Bedfordshire.

Can Bedfordshire mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Bedfordshire mobile mechanics can do a brake pads replacement at your home or office, 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.

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