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Garage in Glasgow, 12 years of experience

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

59 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Glasgow, 7 years of experience

An exciting new company established in Dec 2022 specialising in mobile mechanics. The hassle of dropping your car off and picking your car up from a garage is over. We cover a several areas those being, Ayrs...

57 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Glasgow, 25 years of experience

17 Years Mercedes-Benz 3 Years Auto Electrical Services 4 Years Rolls Royce (Aviation).

33 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 10 years of experience

I done my apprenticeship through Vauxhall and have training with Mercedes, Audi, Ford and Kia, I am also experienced with light commercial vehicles,

48 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 24 years of experience

Braehead MOT Centre was taken over in September 2018 by James Trotter who has over 24 years experience in the trade through independent experience. Braehead MOT Centre now operates a 3 ramp workshop catering...

21 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 25 years of experience

I began my career with an independent garage called Tennant's Garage in Glasgow and was with the business for 12 years. I moved out of trade for a few years before coming back to the trade to do more qualifi...

181 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Glasgow, 9 years of experience

Hi, I'm Dylan your local mobile mechanic. I have always had a passion for cars from a very young age, hence my career choice. I started out as an apprentice in my local independent garage working on a...

20 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 20 years of experience

Over 20 years experience in independent garages including bodyshop mechanic and also fiat and kia main dealer carrying out all types of repairs and mot testing

10 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Glasgow, 9 years of experience

9 years expirience in motor trade. Worked with arnold Clark from 2014-2021 and from 2021 I have been a self employed contract mechanic. I have expirience with all manufactures and models with access to autod...

51 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Glasgow, 13 years of experience

We are a local independent friendly mobile mechanic based in the north lanarkshire area serving all lanarkshire and surrounding areas. We offer a vast range of repairs including brakes, suspension and engine...

173 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 10 years of experience

Self employed mechanic covering a large area of central Scotland. No job to big or small.

9 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 18 years of experience

Omnius Automotive - Forever Striving to Exceed Your Expectations. We are an independent garage located in central Scotland who strive to build lasting relationships with customers by providing you w...

47 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 19 years of experience

Started my career at the main dealership working on Peugeot/Citroen with my NVQ level 3 in light vehicle maintenance and repair which I completed then moved my way through the ranks to master technician leve...

38 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Glasgow, 10 years of experience

Hi. Welcome to DW Car-Tec, Ive been in the motor industry for over 10 years now started in an independent garage then went to the dealer. I’m now offerings garage service at your door/work, Supplying the...

97 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 21 years of experience

***WE NOW OFFER MOT'S + TYRES AND TYRE REPAIR*** MSR Scotland is a family run business . We are dedicated to customer service, response time and workmanship. With over 20 years experience in all the automot...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Glasgow

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Glasgow 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 Glasgow?

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

Yes, many garages in Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

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

Yes, Glasgow 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 Glasgow?

The average cost of a brake pads replacement in Glasgow varies between £75 and £96, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes 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.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a brake pads 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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