Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in East Sussex
Garage in East Sussex, 28 years of experience
Click on "BOOK EDDY" for an INSTANT ONLINE QUOTE. My 28 years as a mechanic began with a trainee apprenticeship in a few firms: Hamilton Engineering in Bexhill-on-Sea, Stagecoach in Leonards-on-Sea & Anchor...
SEAN, East Sussex • 22nd February 2023
Vauxhall Insignia • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in East Sussex, 5 years of experience
Over my life I have worked in both garages and engineering workshops as both technicians and a machinist, so I have all the relevant Skills to under take minor and major repairs on vehicles, I specialise in ...
Garage in East Sussex, 25 years of experience
Eastbourne Motor Care is operated as a family run business. We believe in providing our customers with outstanding value and exceptional service at all times. We offer a range of services including Mot’s, Se...
DEBBIE, Eastbourne • 18th February 2022
Mobile mechanic in East Sussex, 28 years of experience
I began my career with Ford where I completed my 3 year apprenticeship. My career thne moved to the independent route where I worked with various garages gaining experience on various makes/models. The exper...
KANE, Peacehaven • 26th November 2021
Mercedes-Benz C-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Mobile mechanic in East Sussex, 14 years of experience
I began my career with my apprenticeship through BMW and worked there for over 9 years. I moved to work with Mercedes Benz for a few years after this. Through working in both these top brands I also have exp...
TREVOR, East Sussex • 24th November 2021
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in East Sussex, 16 years of experience
I joined the army in 2002 as a tank driver. I carried out my level 1 and 2 NVQ in motor mechanics where I worked on all different types of vehicles from tanks car’s, Land Rover, lorry’s and tractors. When I ...
Thanks very much for your prompt service.”
ADEBAYO, EAST GRINSTEAD • 16th November 2021
Mercedes-Benz C-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in East Sussex, 6 years of experience
I began my career by initially studying at Sussex Coast College and completed my apprenticeship thorough Voiture Ltd in Bexhill-on-Sea where I was for 3 years. I set-up my own called Carma Autocare in 2015....
DEAN, HASTINGS • 24th August 2021
Audi TT Roadster • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in East Sussex, 13 years of experience
A fully mobile mechanic, at your home or at your place of work we bring the workshop to you! We have the knowledge, experience and the very best diagnostic tooling to diagnose, repair and maintain your vehi...
MATT, EASTBOURNE • 14th June 2021
Garage in East Sussex, 35 years of experience
I worked in my own garage for for a number of years in Peckham back in the 80's in order to gain experience of the motor trade. In 1988 I opened my own garage called Vauxford MOT Centre Ltd in London and r...
MARK, POLEGATE • 29th September 2020
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 9 years of experience
Hello, I’ve been working in the motor trade for 9 years working with the main dealer network and also roadside breakdown assistance. I cover all servicing, brake repairs and light repairs on all vehicles...
MARTIN, Kent • 1st February 2023
Toyota Avensis • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage serving East Sussex, 11 years of experience
I have over 10 years experience, working on everything from classic cars up to brand new vehicles. Having worked as a breakdown technician for a number of years, I possess excellent diagnostic skills. For me...
CHRIS, SISSINGHURST • 8th September 2022
Land Rover Discovery Sport • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving East Sussex, 35 years of experience
Been self employed for over 30 years. Can offer experience. Servicing. Repairs. Diagnostics. Cambelts. Clutches. Brakes.
LIAM, PEACEHAVEN • 22nd May 2022
Vauxhall Insignia • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage serving East Sussex, 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...
He was really nice and I’m really happy with the work he has done”
VINCENT, SCAYNES HILL • 11th April 2022
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving East Sussex, 42 years of experience
Hi MDK Vehicle Repairs Ltd offers a convenient, cost effective, professional mobile solution for your vehicle repairs, some of the services we offer are Alternators, Batteries, Brakes, Drive Belts, Pre-Pu...
JON, PEACEHAVEN • 19th August 2021
Garage serving East Sussex, 27 years of experience
Our team of hard working mechanics have many years of experience in the motor industry - this means that your vehicle will be left in good hands at our garage. We have excellent facilities that have the late...
STEVE, ETCHINGHAM • 5th July 2021
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in East Sussex
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in East Sussex 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 East Sussex?
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 East Sussex garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in East Sussex 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 East Sussex.
Can East Sussex mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, East Sussex 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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