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Top Mechanics For Brake Pads Replacement & Repairs in West Sussex

2 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 13 years of experience

Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, gaining lots of experience and knowledge, I set up Autotech Charlwood with a view to providing a valuable and reliable service to the local community at a fr...

182 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 42 years of experience

Hi MDK Vehicle Repairs Ltd offers a convenient, cost effective, professional mobile solution for your vehicle repairs, some of the services we offer are Alternators, Batteries, Brakes, Drive Belts, Pre-Pu...

17 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 10 years of experience

Extensive experience in diagnosing and repairing various vehicle systems, including engines, transmissions, brakes, and electrical components. equipment and software to identify and troubleshoot mechanical ...

42 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 35 years of experience

My career began in 1989 where I served a four year apprenticeship with Jaguar. I then progressed to master technician three years later. From 2012 until recently, I worked as a roadside technician for the AA...

42 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 15 years of experience

At KCZ Automotive, we take pride in being different from the rest. We are using a wide range of manufacturer-specific tools and state-of-the-art equipment. This allows us to provide you with precise and a...

106 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 14 years of experience

Here at CK Mobile Mechanics we believe in a no nonsense aproach to vehicle repair and servicing, Keeping downtime to a minimum and keeping your wheels turning. As we offer a fully mobile service, we ...

21 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 40 years of experience

Whether it is vehicle servicing, MOT testing or diagnostics that you need, you can rely on the expertise found at A J Robertson Limited. We're respected MOT and car servicing specialists based in Hove and...

288 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 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...

112 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 35 years of experience

Been self employed for over 30 years. Can offer experience. Servicing. Repairs. Diagnostics. Cambelts. Clutches. Brakes.

11 Reviews

Garage in West Sussex, 20 years of experience

20 years experience of what I love to do on a daily basis, cover most things in repairing and servicing - always offering my best. With 8 years of being an mot tester before I became self employed

60 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 17 years of experience

Mercedes Benz trained. 5 years. Independent garage. 7 years. Breakdown service. 1 year. Self employed 4 years.

103 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in West Sussex, 15 years of experience

Over 15 years experience in the motor trade industry, working in independent garages.

Frequently asked questions about brake pads replacement & repairs in West Sussex

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

What does a brake pad replacement in West Sussex 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 West Sussex?

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

Yes, many garages in West Sussex 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 West Sussex.

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

Yes, West Sussex 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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