Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Leicester
Garage in Leicester, 12 years of experience
ONYX AUTO CARE are typically renowned for car sales but that is not all! We also do many repairs for customers and get them back on the road as well with our qualified team. We offer a 2 ramp workshop cover...
ANDREW, Leicester • 7th March 2023
Garage in Leicester, 14 years of experience
Hi, my name is Krishan Jogia CAE AMIMI and I am the owner of Jogia Services. I have over 14 years experience of working in the motor trade. I am a qualified MOT Tester and Technician. I started working...
MICHAEL, Leicester • 30th September 2020
Garage in Leicester, 4 years of experience
We are Based at Clarendone Business Par in Leicester just 5 minutes drive from the city centre. We operate a 2 ramp workshop. Our team of 4 skilled Mechanics have many years experience in a wide variety of r...
Garage serving Leicester, 21 years of experience
Mot tester/ mechanic with over 21 years experience own tools diagnostics equipment recovery truck. Love what I do, passionate.
Communication was fantastic as I was informed of the problems on my vehicle on time. Was advised on problems that could not be fixed.”
FARAI, LEICESTER • 1st February 2023
Mercedes-Benz C-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving Leicester, 20 years of experience
I have been in the motor trade for the last 20 years I have worked mainly in dealerships and have worked on a wide range of vehicles from cars to hgv I will be able to undertake most jobs at any location if ...
Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 10 years of experience
Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...
Garage serving Leicester, 20 years of experience
20 Years experience as a vehicle technician covering all aspects of vehicle repairs and Electrical diagnostics with dealership experience and Hybrid level 3 qualified Control unit programming also carried...
RACHAEL, LEICESTER • 20th April 2022
BMW 1 Series • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 24 years of experience
Welcome to t-s-performanceuk t-s-performanceuk is committed to delivering exceptional service and customer satisfaction at a time and a place suitable for your busy lifestyle at the fraction of the cost of a...
Garage serving Leicester, 20 years of experience
Brought up around cars and vintage machinery from a young age, My interest in Classic cars was apparent early on, After leaving school early I Started off as a apprentice at Paul Marshall Bodyshop in Beccles...
SEV, LEICESTER • 25th January 2022
Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 23 years of experience
I'm a happy guy that's always happy to help out and assist to keep people stress-free. I have been a mechanic for many years. I have owned my own garage but decided to close the workshop and go fully mobile....
He gave some great advice and completed the job in a timely manner. Very easy to talk and clean/today. Would highly recommend kyde. 👍🏻”
NATASHA, LEICESTER • 31st August 2021
Garage serving Leicester, 25 years of experience
I completed my apprenticeship at a small garage in Nottinghamshire called Underwood Garage and after my apprenticeship I worked in the business for 5 years. I worked in recovery after the garage as a dedicat...
DERRICK, Leicester • 10th April 2019
Garage serving Leicester, 23 years of experience
I have 23 years of experience in the mechanics industry. After leaving the Royal Engineers I started my mobile mechanic business, originally in Derby. After 7 years, I decided to move to Australia. While t...
Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 30 years of experience
I have worked for some of the UK’s largest names in motor vehicle repair/breakdown sector Establishing my own business in 2005 offering a professional,friendly and reliable mobile service covering most car...
Garage serving Leicester, 15 years of experience
I started out at an independent garage where I did my apprenticeship before moving on to a Vauxhall main dealer. I ventured into fleet maintenance working for a large vehicle hire company before being scoute...
Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 19 years of experience
I began my car repair experience in a Peugeot main dealer. I spent three and a half year there and then two years Renault main dealership. I then worked on a variety of cars in backstreet garages and built m...
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Leicester
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in Leicester 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 Leicester?
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 Leicester garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in Leicester 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 Leicester.
Can Leicester mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Leicester 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 Leicester?
The average cost of a brake pads replacement in Leicester varies between £75 and £97, 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. We have quotes for the top 58 manufacturers.
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- Mitsubishi Fuso
- 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 Leicester
- Alex Motors LTD, Burton-On-Trent
- Carillon Services, Leicestershire
- Dh Autos, Leicester
- Jogia Services, Leicester
- K5, Nailstone
- Lbm Mobile Mechanics, Swadlincote
- Mobile Mechanic, Whitwick
- ONYX AUTO CARE LTD, Leicester
- Parkland Services, Costock
- TBR, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
- TTF Commercial Services, Loughborough
- The Motor Medics (Midlands) Ltd, Stanton-Under-Bardon