Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Somerset
Garage in Somerset, 21 years of experience
We are an independent family run business. We believe in providing our customers with high-quality service at low prices. We undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance and restoration. We appreciate th...
ANDREW, Bridgwater • 28th September 2022
Citroen C4 Cactus • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in Somerset, 6 years of experience
Fully qualified mobile mechanic, offer pick up and drop off of vehicles or repairs can be carried out on site. Have been in the trade for 6 years worked in both HGV’S and light vehicles.
KEVIN, LAPFORD • 25th April 2022
Land Rover Range Rover Sport • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Somerset, 26 years of experience
I did my apprenticeship with Bristol Truck and Bus and attended college for 6 years up to HNC level. I then worked for Daf trucks for 5 years before going to work in Germany for 12 months on US Army vehicles...
Garage in Somerset, 11 years of experience
Fully qualified mechanic with over 11years. Working mobile on all makes and models
JEANETTE, Taunton • 28th September 2021
Garage in Somerset, 10 years of experience
F&M Autocare covers all automotive repairs from air conditioning to services. All bodywork repairs from small dents to accident damage. A newly established business with a wealth of experience you can guaran...
Mobile mechanic in Somerset, 28 years of experience
I began my career with a local garage when I left school in 1988 and in 1994 I moved to Australia and worked in a European specialist car garage for a few years before moving to work with Lamborghini for 8...
JEREMY, WINSCOMBE • 31st May 2020
Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage in Somerset, 15 years of experience
Starting my apprenticeship at Renault I then moved to a local independent garage where I spent 11 years building my mechanical knowledge. I then made the transition to self-employed were I offer a mobile ser...
GEORGE, Somerset • 16th March 2020
Garage in Somerset, 20 years of experience
I began my mechanic career locally in Wells, Somerset and that is where I am to-day in my own business, I started with my apprenticeship at a local garage called Wells Tyre Services and spent 14 years there ...
JACQUELINE, Wells • 17th September 2018
Garage serving Somerset, 25 years of experience
I have been a mechanic for 22 years, I'm also a mot tester. I'm fully qualified to level 3 standard, I offer all repair work including, General servicing, mot's, brakes, tyres, suspension, cambelts, clutc...
Garage serving Somerset, 20 years of experience
We have an extensive work history from main dealerships upto where we are and we are also trained on hgv vehicles with very good references
Garage serving Somerset, 10 years of experience
Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles We specialise in Renault and Nissan ...
Garage serving Somerset, 25 years of experience
Carried out my apprenticeship at local Ford Dealership. Worked for local Volkswagen dealer for 3 years, worked for Audi dealership in Bristol for 8 years, Worked for Mercedes Benz UK for two years then worke...
STEPHANIE, AXBRIDGE • 9th June 2022
Volkswagen Scirocco • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage serving Somerset, 53 years of experience
The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...
GREG, PEASDOWN ST JOHN • 27th May 2021
Garage serving Somerset, 24 years of experience
I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...
SIMON, RADSTOCK • 17th May 2019
Mobile mechanic serving Somerset, 10 years of experience
I began my career with a Hyundai main dealer in Exeter where I spent 3 years which included my apprenticeship. The dealership went into receivership & I moved to Exeter Gearbox Centre for 10 months before m...
REBECCA, Bridgwater • 26th April 2019
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Somerset
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in Somerset 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 Somerset?
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 Somerset garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in Somerset 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 Somerset.
Can Somerset mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Somerset 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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Recent Brake Pads replacement quotes in Somerset
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