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Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Runcorn

137 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Runcorn, 20 years of experience

The UK’s number 1 breakdown provider are now providing mobile vehicle servicing and repairs. Fully trained AA mechanics bringing vehicle servicing to your doorstep!

69 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 10 years of experience

Mobile mechanic based in Winsford With over 10 years experience + working on your car at work or home to make your life easier

1247 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 14 years of experience

I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...

188 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Runcorn, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

1002 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 14 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...

95 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 15 years of experience

I began my mechanic career in Sri Lanka where I worked from 2002-2007. I completed my Automobile Engineer qualifications in German Technical College in Sri Lanka before coming to the UK. I work as a research...

204 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

252 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 10 years of experience

A1 Auto Repair Centre opened in 2013 and is owned and operated by owner Stephen Swift. The garage operate a 4 ramp workshop along with 1 pit. We have the ability to cater for all makes/models & repairs. We a...

212 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 26 years of experience

Nissan main dealers, Ford main dealers, Vauxhall main dealers, Fiat main dealers, Kwik-fit, ATS Euro-master, National Tyre's, experienced in all vehicle makes and models Ford, Vauxhall, Nissan, Fiat, Peu...

270 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 12 years of experience

I started off my career at a local independent garage where I stayed for 5 years. This was a VW, Audi specialist, which really gave me some in-depth knowledge on these vehicles. Following this I then went on...

75 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 14 years of experience

We take pride in being an "on-site" Mobile Vehicle Maintenance provider, dedicated to providing convenient solutions tailored to your needs. Whether you require assistance at your home or workplace, we are c...

56 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 12 years of experience

Over 12 Years Exlerience Through Various Dealers & Independent Garages. Progressing through management Programmes and Gaining a wealth Of experience & Qualifications

59 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 7 years of experience

Worked at Independent Garages and Main Dealers such as Renault & TrustFord, I have been Independently Mobile for the last 2 years.

41 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Runcorn, 10 years of experience

Work in various independent garage National wide chains National wide mobile company

229 Reviews

Garage serving Runcorn, 24 years of experience

When I left school I wanted to fix cars so the natural path to go along was to go to college, and do my city and guilds. After this however my career took a slight change in direction and I went working for ...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Runcorn

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Runcorn 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 Runcorn?

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

Yes, many garages in Runcorn 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 Runcorn.

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

Yes, Runcorn 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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