Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Norfolk
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 30 years of experience
I began my career in Chadwell Heath at a garage called High road Station which is where I completed my apprenticeship. I was with the business for around 6 years, I moved to Wallinghurst Garage in Billericay...
DAVID, FAKENHAM • 29th March 2023
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in Norfolk, 35 years of experience
Having spent many years working in various independent garages & main dealer workshops, I decided to increase my expertise and added degree in Mechanical Engineering to our skill set. We are able to offer o...
CHRIS, Norwich • 17th March 2023
Garage in Norfolk, 18 years of experience
Here at MOTOMED we treat your car like it’s our very own. Our team of professionals use only the highest quality products. We only fix what needs to be fixed, and we guarantee each and every repair. When we ...
ROBERT, SOUTH LOWESTOFT • 18th February 2023
Land Rover Range Rover • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Norfolk, 22 years of experience
I have been involved in cars as a designer, engineer and technician for over 22years. I have designed, developed and built bespoke sports cars, motorbikes, Ambulances and race car trailers over these year...
Garage in Norfolk, 23 years of experience
I am a fully qualified motor vehicle mechanic with independent and main dealer Experience. I have premises to work from in the Cromer area and cover all makes and models. I can also do some mobile work at y...
Garage in Norfolk, 18 years of experience
Fully qualified mechanic 18 years of experience - my apprenticeship was done at a local garage. I provide a mobile service in the Norfolk area with the latest diagnostics. I offer a 24hr recovery service t...
PAUL, KING'S LYNN • 28th September 2022
BMW 1 Series • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 40 years of experience
Welcome to MDL AUTO'S I’m a mobile mechanic that operates in Taverham and Drayton and the surrounding areas of Norwich & Norfolk. I have over 35 years Hyundai/Nissan/Skoda/Mitsubishi Main Dealer experien...
Garage in Norfolk, 7 years of experience
I have worked at mainstream dealerships including Ford, Fiat, Citroen, Peugeot, Volvo and Kia I have also worked at a independent Volvo specialist. I have experience on all make and models of vehicles includ...
KEN, WISBECH CAMBRIDGSHIRE • 23rd March 2022
BMW 2 Series • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Norfolk, 11 years of experience
Master technician Kia Ev hybrid vehicle trained PARAGON AUTOMOTIVE mobile mechanic covering all areas of Norfolk and Suffolk all repairs carried out
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 24 years of experience
I began my career with my apprenticeship which was through Peugeot and I completed my 3 year apprenticeship. I moved to an independent garage called Central Tyres for a few years. I moved back into a Fiat/A...
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 7 years of experience
I began my career at ivan Chubbock garage services and completed my training to level 3 in 2014 I started my own business trading as Purnell Mobile Mechanic in 2019, we are fully equipped.& cater for all...
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 10 years of experience
Worked for small independent garage 2004-2007 then set up my own garage in 2008-2012 which was unfortunately closed due to uninsured break in resulting in the loss of my tools. Worked for an engineering comp...
LEE, DISS • 29th September 2018
Mobile mechanic in Norfolk, 25 years of experience
I have been in the motor trade for over 25 years. It began with a long career in the military, after leaving I moved to East dereham & worked in a family run local garage, then I moved to a caravan deal...
NEIL, King's Lynn • 19th April 2017
Mobile mechanic serving Norfolk, 28 years of experience
I started work with Ford dealership then moving to various dealers Vauxhall was my favourite. Once I qualified I went to work with the aa really enjoyed that job as it tested my knowledge and skill set. Move...
Mobile mechanic serving Norfolk, 30 years of experience
I have experience with all kinds of makes and models, inc some plant/agricultural machinery, garden machinery and trailers. I also have many contacts within the trade so if there’s a job that’s too big to be...
NATASHA, Norfolk • 19th January 2022
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Norfolk
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in Norfolk 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 Norfolk?
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 Norfolk garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in Norfolk 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 Norfolk.
Can Norfolk mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Norfolk 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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Mechanics in and around Norfolk
- Autosolutions Group Ltd, Great Ellingham
- Breckland Mobile Mechanics, Thetford, Norfolk
- J &L Mobile Services, Thetford
- Purnell Mobile Mechanic, Watton