Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Bristol
Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience
4 years at a BMW specialist and MOT centre. 5 years at a small local company with vehicle recovery work and repairs.
CHRIS, BRISTOL • 7th January 2023
BMW 5 Series • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Bristol, 53 years of experience
The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...
Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience
We are an independent 5 star garage with high experienced technicians that will take care of your vehicle, we cover a wide range of repairs like: MOT repairs Servicing Air Con Regas Air Con Recharge Bra...
PETER, Bristol • 16th March 2022
Volkswagen Transporter • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in Bristol, 22 years of experience
D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd have been in operation for 20 years and counting! We service the local Bristol area. At D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd, our experts will provide you with top quality vehicle servicing to...
Garage in Bristol, 14 years of experience
K & C Garage was formed in 2015 by Matt Roxburgh. Owner Matt has been in the trade for over 15 years working in various garages and comes with a wealth of experience and the team are all fully qualified to c...
Garage in Bristol, 24 years of experience
I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...
LEIGH, Bristol • 2nd November 2020
Land Rover Discovery 4 • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 18 years of experience
At R E VEHICLE SERVICES, it’s our dedication to our customers and our service that differentiates us from others don't be fooled by people offering cheep mobile repairs for cash by un qualified and un insure...
Garage in Bristol, 40 years of experience
Carcraft Servicing and repairs has been operating since 1980 The garage offers a 5 bay workshop and an additional MOT bay for class 4 testing. We offer alloy and steel welding inc alloy wheel repairs , servi...
JAMES, Bristol • 2nd July 2020
Land Rover Discovery 3 • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Bristol, 16 years of experience
At TD Garage Services Ltd, we take care of all car makes and models. Whether you have a Ford, a Fiat, a Honda or a BMW, you can trust us to carry out all the work in a skilled & professional manner. We have ...
Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 25 years of experience
I began my mechanic career with an Austin Rover dealership and in my time there it changed to Rover and I worked in the business for around 4 years. For a number of years I worked in various businesses doing...
HANNAH, AVON • 25th September 2017
Garage in Bristol, 30 years of experience
Chris Palmer Motor Sport has been operating for over 20 years and although we are Subaru specialists we work on all makes/models & repairs. The team are all fully qualified up to City & Guilds Level 3 for yo...
Garage in Bristol, 10 years of experience
The MOT Station has been around for 10 years but has had a name change but still offers the same great service and is ran by Simon Trotman, The MOT Station offers full workshop facilities with a 3 ramp work...
RACHEL, Bristol • 13th February 2017
Garage serving Bristol, 20 years of experience
We have an extensive work history from main dealerships upto where we are and we are also trained on hgv vehicles with very good references
CLAIRE, Bristol • 17th July 2022
Nissan Qashqai • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving Bristol, 15 years of experience
I have got 15 years experience spread across main dealers such as Ford ( 6 years), Mercedes (7years), Aston Martin (2years). I have decided to go out on my own. All work is carried out to the highest dealers...
MAJID, Bristol • 21st July 2021
Garage serving Bristol, 7 years of experience
Whilst completing my training and working in an independent garage for 7 years I also ran my own workshop where I pride myself in hard honest work at a good fair price and have decided to do this on a full t...
LUKE, Bristol • 5th June 2021
Ford Transit Custom • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Bristol
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in Bristol 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 Bristol?
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 Bristol garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in Bristol 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 Bristol.
Can Bristol mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Bristol 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.
How much does a brake pads replacement cost in Bristol?
The average cost of a brake pads replacement in Bristol varies between £76 and £99, depending on your car's make and model. Compare ClickMechanic's pricing to a franchise dealer's below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.
These estimates may include Front brake pads including sensor, Front brake pad wear sensor, Front brake pads, Rear brake pads including sensor, Rear brake pad wear sensor and/or Rear brake pads. We have quotes for the top 58 manufacturers.
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- Ford US
- London Taxi's International
Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a brake pads 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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Mechanics in and around Bristol
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Recent Brake Pads replacement quotes in Bristol
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