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15 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 10 years of experience

I have mostly worked in main dealer and well known bodyshops in the past. Capable of doing mechanical work, stripping & refitting body panels and airbags components. I have got all rounder skill and exper...

31 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 15 years of experience

Servicing and repairs to all makes and models. MOT failures. Breakdown and battery assistance. Diagnostics. Friendly service

18 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 10 years of experience

Experience working with automotive glazing (worked for a major insurance approved repairer), worked in a fast fit environment specialising in tyres, exhausts,suspension, brakes and services. Alot of electric...

59 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 8 years of experience

I've been working on both cars and trucks for just over 7 years in both main dealers and fleet garages. On jobs from Click mechanic I will work as a mobile mechanic.

64 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 22 years of experience

Mot tester/ mechanic with over 22 years experience own tools diagnostics equipment recovery truck. Love what I do, passionate.

8 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 6 years of experience

Experienced car workshop based at our used vehicle sales site with extremely highly qualified technicians ready to complete any work required on your vehicle

15 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 10 years of experience

An energetic and passionate individual with 10+ years of experience in repair and maintenance of vehicles. Proven ability to work efficiently and quickly in a fast-paced environment. Highly experienced autom...

432 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 25 years of experience

I have 25 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...

Garage in Leicestershire, 7 years of experience

If you’re looking for affordable quality work carried out by skilled, qualified and experienced technicians and delivered with great customer service in Leicester then you’re in exactly the right place- ABBE...

19 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 6 years of experience

Welcome to KZ Autos Ltd in Coventry, Warwickshire. As an independent garage we pride ourselves on friendly customer service with great experience. Started my career as an apprentice technician at Peuge...

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Leicestershire, 7 years of experience

If you require car services such as advanced professional car diagnostics, electrical repairs, dash cam installation, cambelt replacement, clutch replacement, tire puncture repairs, jump-start assistance, or...

43 Reviews

Garage in Leicestershire, 10 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Leicestershire

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire?

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

Yes, many garages in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire.

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

Yes, Leicestershire 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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