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34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hertfordshire, 20 years of experience

Worked in main dealers been self employed for 6 years as mobile mechanic

13 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 9 years of experience

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Garage in Hertfordshire, 8 years of experience

11 years experience in repairs of motor vehicles, motorcycles and hgvs. Vehicle tuning, remapping, ECU specialists, repairs, Coding, Vehicle repair specialist, general repairs, services, MOT.

95 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 15 years of experience

Garage and mobile mechanic with over 15 years experience and MOT tester based in potters bar , England. We offer all repairs and diagnostics from services to car wont start inspections.

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hertfordshire, 15 years of experience

Started out as a mobile tyre fitter covering stevenage and surrounding areas. After a few years moved on to a fast fit centre carrying out exhaust brakes and servicing. Moved on to become a HGV tyre fitter ...

19 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 15 years of experience

I have been working as mechanic from the age of 16 started apprenticeship with ford trust dealership for two years then Bmw dealership and become level 3 technician after 5 years I then joined my family b...

47 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 27 years of experience

Worked for Rover as an apprentice for 12 month moved to a Ford main dealer for 27 years. Now mobile mechanic L.S Auto's.

11 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 10 years of experience

Been associate with this trade for over 10 years. Currently working as a Mechanic/MOT Tester. Work on all makes and models. Routine maintenance activities include, but not limited to, servicing (Oil & Filte...

78 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 9 years of experience

Qualified mobile mechanic with 9 years of experience working on various makes and models of cars. Specialising in VW/Audi brand

74 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hertfordshire, 24 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Mercedes Benz qualifying as a light vehicle technician. I am on the professional register with the IMI. I have experience in diagnostics, electrics and vehicle maintenance. I...

13 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 12 years of experience

We are mobile car mechanics and expert in servicing and repair in all car makes and models. We guarantee the quality of all our car service.

143 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 27 years of experience

I began my career when I was 17 in an independent garage and gained experience and then I worked in main dealerships for a period of time working with BMW, VW & Ford to name a few. I also worked with the AA ...

482 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hertfordshire, 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 ...

914 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

87 Reviews

Garage in Hertfordshire, 12 years of experience

We have been in the motor trade for over a decade most of this time working with main dealers such as Vauxhall and Audi, we are also accredited technicians within the above brands meaning we are specialists ...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Hertfordshire

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire.

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

Yes, Hertfordshire 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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