Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in Suffolk
Garage in Suffolk, 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 Suffolk, 15 years of experience
At Hamilton Automotive our mechanics have a wide range of experience and are fully qualified to the highest industry standards. We cater for all makes and models of car and light commercial vehicle. Howe...
Mobile mechanic in Suffolk, 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
Garage in Suffolk, 26 years of experience
I started my career with a tyre business called Hemel First Choice Tyres in Hemel Hempstead for 5 years. I set up my own tyre business within Bury Road Garage in Hemel Hempstead for around a year. I moved to...
explained all very well good job done”
DOUG, STOWMARKET SUFFOLK • 4th December 2021
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Mobile mechanic in Suffolk, 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
Garage in Suffolk, 28 years of experience
I served my apprenticeship well over twenty years ago as a mechanic working for a Renault / Ford dealership and then went on to work for an Audi / Volkswagen and BMW specialist. I set-up my own business in A...
DAVE, BURY SAINT EDMUNDS • 29th March 2017
Smart/MCC City Coupe/Cabrio • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving Suffolk, 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...
FRANCE, Ipswich • 2nd February 2023
Mobile mechanic serving Suffolk, 13 years of experience
Having previously worked for one of the U.K largest used car dealership I gained valuable experience working with all makes and models for 6 years. I then moved on to further my experience and worked for a...
PAUL, Braintree • 9th August 2022
Garage serving Suffolk, 20 years of experience
I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...
CHRISTINE, Newmarket • 18th June 2022
Mercedes-Benz B-Class • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving Suffolk, 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
Garage serving Suffolk, 30 years of experience
I started out in a VW franchise dealer in 1997 undertaking my apprenticeship. Having spent 4 years there I moved onto a more senior role at another VW franchise dealership where I spent another 3 years. Foll...
SYDNEY, NEWMARKET • 6th November 2021
Smart forfour • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Garage serving Suffolk, 10 years of experience
I pride myself on my work making sure I carry out all work to a excellent standard, I have been in the motor trade for 9 years plus. I started at fords as an apprentice and became a fully qualified mechanic/...
DAVID, Essex • 7th January 2021
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Mobile mechanic serving Suffolk, 22 years of experience
Lexden Vehicle Services offers professional mobile servicing, repairs, diagnostics and more in the Colchester and district area. We come to your home or place of work, weekdays or weekends at a time to suit...
Mobile mechanic serving Suffolk, 30 years of experience
I have always worked on my own throughout my career and I worked part-time in a garage helping out for a number of years with Stanway Garage in Colchester and I am also a qualified MOT tester. I have taken m...
Garage serving Suffolk, 16 years of experience
It's Paul from Express Auto Services. I began my career at Ford main dealership which is where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the business for over 3 years. I have worked as a technician at nu...
KIM, DICKLEBURGH • 6th June 2017
Citroen C4 Picasso/Grand Picasso • Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Suffolk
Read our answers to questions about brake pads replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake pad replacement in Suffolk 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 Suffolk?
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 Suffolk garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?
Yes, many garages in Suffolk 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 Suffolk.
Can Suffolk mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Suffolk 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 Suffolk
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Recent Brake Pads replacement quotes in Suffolk
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