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113 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 22 years of experience

N V Q 1,2,3 22 years professional experience Hgv fitter NVQ 1,2,3 Been fitting 22 years Got 3 recovery truck and a full kitted service van

37 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 34 years of experience

We service and repair all and makes and models 34 Years experience in the motor trade with main dealer backed training , ranging apprenticeship in Ford and worked in dealers including Mercedes , Land Rove...

6 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 10 years of experience

Cardiff Trade Cars is your trusted automotive partner, boasting a team of seasoned car mechanics with an impressive 50 years of combined experience in the dynamic world of the automotive industry. Our skille...

237 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 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...

127 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 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!

64 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 13 years of experience

TeamK Mechanics offers repairs and servicing at customers location and convenience, this can be done while you are at home relaxing or while you are at work, removing wasted time sat in a garage waiting room...

8 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 40 years of experience

main dealer at d.c.cook citroen independant garage and also run a commercial vehicle workshop on behalf of a business. been self employed for over 10 years now

76 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 25 years of experience

I am a fully qualified Mechanic with over 20 years’ experience in completing a variety of tasks to a high standard. Some examples of which are: General services Maintenance work Break repairs and m...

179 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 27 years of experience

My apprenticeship started in 1996 for 4 years and I worked there for a further 2 years. I left to work for a multi franchise main dealer where I gained lots of knowledge & experience. I then moved to a large...

6 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 22 years of experience

15 years in total with BMW/Mini 5 years with VW including training 2.5 years working on all brands at an independent garage. During all this I was mot testing from 2001 to 2020

36 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 5 years of experience

Qwickfix always aim for the best, always happy to go the extra mile for all our customers.

66 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 5 years of experience

Welcome to Red Garage Cardiff, where customer satisfaction is our driving force. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service with a commitment to open communication and professionalism. At Red Gar...

8 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 20 years of experience

Fast, Professional and Reliable Service Wrights Auto Centre wants to keep your vehicle operating at its optimum level. Our certified experts are dedicated to bringing you the best performance solutions. No ...

10 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 26 years of experience

JMP Autos is an independently owned mobile mapping, vehicle maintenance and servicing business, covering Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire. We have a fully functioning workshop in Pembroke Dock for the bigge...

196 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 36 years of experience

I Did a 4 yr Apprentiship at R and L plant limited but worked there for 5 yrs Then worked at Plant and Tool limited as a diesel fitter. Worked as a head mechanic at South Wales Morris minor specialist for ...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in Wales

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

What does a brake pad replacement in Wales 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 Wales?

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

Yes, many garages in Wales 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 Wales.

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

Yes, Wales 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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