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68 Reviews

Garage in Berkshire, 8 years of experience

I have 8 Years of Work Experience in Auto Repair and Maintenance. I started working part time in a local garage, and make my way up to an independent Mechanic I am proud to deliver excellent customer care...

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Garage in Berkshire, 8 years of experience

Qualified mechanics specialising in Engine rebuilds Clutch Replacements Gearbox replacements MOT Failures

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Garage in Berkshire, 11 years of experience

10 years of dealership experience 1 year of mobile mechanical experience Full qualifications, full insurance.

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Garage in Berkshire, 14 years of experience

Started of as an apprentice at an independent ford specialist, in 2013 moved to a ford main dealer where up until this year have always been in the main dealer environment. Built up a custom and now pursuing...

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Garage in Berkshire, 15 years of experience

Reading auto independent garage, we offer MOT repairs, wiring, clutches, gearbox, timing chains, timing belts water pumps, diagnosing checks services, tyres, ac filling and much more, with years of experienc...

118 Reviews

Garage in Berkshire, 24 years of experience

PopesWood Garage 1998-2003 Mechanical Training TCD cars (self employed) 2004-2012 - Car Repair, maintenance. LACC Country cars 2012-2016 Car repair, maintenance and mechanical prep Japonica Cars 2016-date...

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Garage in Berkshire, 19 years of experience

I started off in the motor trade in 2001 and completed my NVQ’s up to level 3 in motor mechanics and diagnostics. I worked at a garage in Newbury where I started my apprenticeship, i stayed for 17 years and ...

102 Reviews

Garage in Berkshire, 10 years of experience

If your car needs a mechanical repair, or if it has broken down or simply won't start. I am based locally and able to offer a truly mobile repair solution throughout the Berkshire. I am fully insured a...

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Garage in Berkshire, 10 years of experience

The Servicing Master has been created by a dedicated group of people with a desire to offer a one stop shop for all your vehicle needs. Whether it’s a service, mechanical repair or a bodywork repair our tech...

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Garage serving Berkshire, 11 years of experience

11 years experience no job to big or small Car Servicing Batteries & Exhausts Brakes Cambelts Clutches Gearboxes Air Conditioning Servicing/Repairs/Re-Gas Engine management faults ...

228 Reviews

Garage serving Berkshire, 25 years of experience

I started my career at 16 years old at a ford main dealer studying for my qualifications at the same time. Moved from ford and started building cars for films (And in the back ground started as a part tim...

173 Reviews

Garage serving Berkshire, 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 ...

73 Reviews

Garage serving Berkshire, 15 years of experience

As my career profile illustrates, I am well-prepared to meet and exceed your expectations. Having served as Vehicle Build Technician/Vehicle Service Technician within Automotive Industry, I am accustomed to ...

290 Reviews

Garage serving Berkshire, 8 years of experience

Welcome to AIC Maintenance Group - We Offer a Specialist Mobile Mechanic Service at your home or work place throughout West Sussex, Hampshire & Surrey Are you looking for a professional car mechanic who can...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Berkshire

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Berkshire 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 Berkshire?

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 Berkshire garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?

Yes, many garages in Berkshire 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 Berkshire.

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

Yes, Berkshire 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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