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Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in the Scottish Highlands and Islands

29 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 5 years of experience

Kosmo Cars offers a wide range of car mechanic services, including diagnostics, repairs, maintenance, and expert advice to keep your vehicle running smoothly.

69 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 22 years of experience

I started my career in a Fiat/Hyundai dealership for 2 years and completed my apprenticeship with a VW/Audi garage and was there 3 years. I moved to work in auto electrics for 4 years to gain more experie...

5 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 15 years of experience

15 years experience in the trade gaining experience across a vast range of vehicles, makes and models, working up from apprentice to workshop manager and now business owner.

23 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 25 years of experience

The very latest in diagnostic equipment is available in our workshop and using innovative technology, fault finding has become our specialty. Experienced technicians assure that clients’ vehicles are service...

5 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 20 years of experience

20+ years in vehicle diagnostic and repairs. with dealership experience in Toyota, Mazda, Peugeot. Mobile auto electrician service with extensive diagnostic equipment on hand at all times. All repairs...

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 15 years of experience

I began my career with a local engineering firm where I worked to gain an engineering certificate before getting into the Motor Industry. During my 15 years in the trade I qualified as a HGV/LGV technician a...

8 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 20 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 20 years. I began my career with a main dealership called AM Phillip working on Ford, IVECO and Izuzu trucks. I moved to Renault trucks for 3 years. I moved to do offshore ...

85 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 30 years of experience

Having worked in the motor trade for over 30 years I have a wealth of experience working on all types of vehicle from cars to large goods, plant and agricultural vehicles.

24 Reviews

Garage serving the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 5 years of experience

We can offer repairs and servicing both mobile and also within our fully equipped workshop. . Being fully equipped we can do anything from small lighting repairs to full replacement, supply and fitting of re...

55 Reviews

Garage serving the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 9 years of experience

I am currently employed by Halfords Auto Centre as a skilled auto technician, working on a wide range of modern vehicles in a busy competitive environment. My current duties include Vehicle servicing. Ca...

10 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 11 years of experience

Gained qualifications through approved city and guilds modern apprenticeship gained through a main dealer

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 16 years of experience

From routine maintenance like oil changes to complex engine diagnostics, we've got you covered. We're even able to repair light HGVs (up to 7-tonne lorries) and other commercial vehicles. Our services encom...

1 Reviews

Garage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 11 years of experience

All car and light commercial repairs, Servicing, Mots, Diagnostic Checks, Vehicle Sales

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in the Scottish Highlands and Islands

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

What does a brake pad replacement in the Scottish Highlands and Islands 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 the Scottish Highlands and Islands?

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 the Scottish Highlands and Islands garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?

Yes, many garages in the Scottish Highlands and Islands 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 the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Can the Scottish Highlands and Islands mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?

Yes, the Scottish Highlands and Islands 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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