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Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in the West Midlands

8 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 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

255 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 10 years of experience

Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...

5 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 5 years of experience

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

10 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 25 years of experience

I have extensive work experience in MB, VW/Audi group and all small passenger vehicles. I specialise in diagnostics and repairs and carry out brake, ABS and normal servicing

105 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 22 years of experience

Welcome to FCG MOTORS, your local, friendly and independent mobile mechanic. We are based in Birmingham. We cover the Birmingham area and surrounding areas on a mobile basis, so we come to you at your ho...

3 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 7 years of experience

Clutches Servicing Brakes Suspension work Battery Replacment Radio removal General repairs

10 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 15 years of experience

B. H Motors and Electrics is a mobile service that offers a wide range of motor mechanical and electrical diagnosis and repair. Please see the link below for more information about us. https://ww...

211 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 15 years of experience

Here at grease monkeyz uk we pride ourselves in customer service and quality workmanship! We provide a garage quality service, for less than a garage price, at your choice of location! Our small team of vehi...

5 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic based under the name Brorepairs - we conduct all jobs types from clutches, brakes and services.

16 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in the West Midlands, 20 years of experience

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

36 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 7 years of experience

I've been working on both cars and trucks for just over 7 years in both main dealers and fleet garages. On jobs from Click mechanic I will work as a mobile mechanic.

270 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 11 years of experience

i started my career Ford Dagenham london 1993-1998 worked at my local garage in South Manchester called Hulme Car Repair for a short time before taking up a post with Star Auto Glass in Manchester from 1998...

246 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 7 years of experience

Been working in a garage for more than 7 years as a mechanic. Now I am happy to travel to fix cars at your home and work address. If you have any questions just ask. Always happy to help Please note: In th...

1 Reviews

Garage in the West Midlands, 13 years of experience

Experience: 2012-2014 – Junior Mechanic – Auto Garage – Bucharest, Romania • Oil, tyre change • Battery maintenance • Assists in the repair/diagnose of cars 2014-2016 – Assembly Worker- Magna...

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in the West Midlands

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

What does a brake pad replacement in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands?

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 West Midlands garages offer home collection and delivery for brake pads replacement?

Yes, many garages in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands.

Can the West Midlands mobile mechanics do brake pads replacement at my home or office?

Yes, the West Midlands 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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