Top Mechanics For Brake Shoe Replacement & Repairs in Cardiff
Garage in Cardiff, 4 years of experience
Capital MOT & Service Centre are a local, highly reliable garage offering MOT tests, services and a complete range of car maintenance repairs.All makes and models of cars, vans, MPV’s and large goods vehicle...
GEORGE, Wales • 22nd May 2020
Garage in Cardiff, 20 years of experience
Cardiff Trade Centre is an amalgamation with Speedo Auto which was previously trading for over 10 years. The new business began trading in 2014. We operate a 4 ramp workshop with 7 staff and carry out all re...
Garage serving Cardiff, 21 years of experience
We offer a completely mobile service, in which we can travel to your home or place of work and repair or remap your vehicle. We are partnered with one of the leading map writing teams in the country, with a ...
Garage serving Cardiff, 15 years of experience
Worked in many good well known garages in Taunton and fast fit centres over the years and have now decided to venture out on my own. I have my own ramp and workshop space at home and am willing to do ligh...
Garage in Bristol, 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...
LYNNE, Bristol • 20th October 2020
Garage in Bristol, 14 years of experience
K & C Garage was formed in 2015 by Matt Roxburgh. Owner Matt has been in the trade for over 15 years working in various garages and comes with a wealth of experience and the team are all fully qualified to c...
Mobile mechanic in Charfield, 8 years of experience
I qualified as a mechanic 20 years ago. I have worked on a wide range of makes of vehicles both in the Czech Republic and the UK. I specialise in VAG vehicles (VW, Audi and Skoda), though I can repair almos...
RACHEL, BRIDGE ROAD EBLEY • 4th January 2022
Garage in Bridgwater, 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...
DAVID, EXETER • 17th June 2019
Garage in Hereford, 4 years of experience
Servicing, mot repair. Welding, recovery, remapping and egr dpf specialise, diagnostics plus much more
JODY, Monmouth • 28th January 2020
Garage in Willand, 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 Exeter, 36 years of experience
I have been in the trade for over 38 years, and I have served my time as opposed to going down the academic route. I was originally involved with the Hometune franchise for a number of years before the franc...
PAUL, Exeter • 23rd April 2018
Suzuki Wagon R • Brake shoes replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Amesbury, 19 years of experience
I began my career in Weybridge, Surrey for a number of garages picking up great experience to start me off before moving to the New Malden area for a number of years. Prior to setting-up my own business in 2...
Mobile mechanic in Cheltenham, 9 years of experience
I came from hungary where i used to work at wolksvagen dealership for 3 years before that and during this 3 years i was working my father garage's because he is a mechanic aswell. Im doing this since childh...
Garage in Cardiff, 15 years of experience
I have got 15 years experience spread across main dealers such as Ford ( 6 years), Mercedes (7years), Aston Martin (2years). I have decided to go out on my own. All work is carried out to the highest dealers...
BARRY, BLAENAU GWENT • 27th May 2021
Ford Fusion • Brake shoes replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Cardiff, 11 years of experience
11 years experience of Maintenance and Repairs of motor Vehicles
Frequently asked questions about brake shoe replacement & repairs in Cardiff
Read our answers to questions about brake shoe replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake shoe replacement in Cardiff involve?
- Mechanic will inspect the brakes and establish if there is any issues with one or several of the brake shoes.
- Mechanic will establish if the brake shoe's thickness is within the required tolerances.
- If necessary, the mechanic will replace the brake shoes.
- The mechanic will advise if other parts of the brake system need replacing too.
- Mechanic will test drive the car and inspect the brake system to ensure it is in perfect working order.
- Mechanic will make adjustments if necessary.
What are the symptoms of worn brake shoes?
- When the hand brake does not work properly.
- If you hear a squealing or scraping from a rear wheel during braking.
- When the car pulls to the right or left under braking.
- When the car becomes unstable under braking.
How long will a brake shoe replacement take in Cardiff?
A brake shoes replacement typically takes 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take depends on a range of factors. For example, 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 do I know if my rear brake shoes need replacing?
Typical symptoms that require the brake shoes to be replaced:
- When the hand brake does not work properly
- If you hear a squealing or scraping from a rear wheel during braking
- When the car pulls to the right or left under braking
- When the car becomes unstable under braking
How do you change rear brake shoes?
There is a number of steps involved in replacing the brake shoes, there are variations between manufacturers, the basics are pretty similar. Hence, changing brake shoes is a routine repair for all mechanics and can be done both kerbside as well as in the workshop, providing it is safe to do so.
Are worn brake shoes an MOT failure?
Yes, worn brake shoes can cause an MOT failure. For example if they have worn below the legal limit, are contaminated (with oil or grease) or are incorrectly mounted.
Can Cardiff garages offer home collection and delivery for brake shoe replacement?
Yes, many garages in Cardiff are able to offer collection and delivery for a brake shoe 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 shoe replacement in Cardiff.
Can Cardiff mobile mechanics do brake shoe replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Cardiff mobile mechanics can do a brake shoe 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.
How much does a brake shoe replacement cost in Cardiff?
The average cost of a brake shoe replacement in Cardiff varies between £92 and £116, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.
These estimates may include Front brake shoes, Rear brake shoes and/or Rear brake shoes. We have quotes for the top 49 manufacturers.
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- Mitsubishi Fuso
- Ford US
- Great Wall
- Aston Martin
- London Taxi's International
Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a brake shoe replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.
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Mechanics in and around Cardiff
- Avs Servicing, Wrexham
- Bmwhiz, Cardiff
- CURBSIDE REPAIRS, Caerphilly
- Dinapoli Motor Services, Cardiff
- Euro Testing Centre Ltd, Cardiff
- Evolution Hgv &Plant Repairs Ltd, Wrexham
- Greenlite Automotive, Newport Gwent
- Jones Automotive, Chester
- Mad Max Mobile, Pontprennu
- One Stop Autos, Cardiff
- Queensferry MOT Testing Station Ltd, Deeside
- Redline Auto Repair Centre, Cardiff
- Revolution Motors Ltd, Newport
- Roberts Mobile Mechanic, Gwersyllt
- SMR & Cure A Car, Deeside
- Stokes Mechanical Services, Holywell
- Taylor Tunes, Cardiff
- Three Lords, Carmarthen
Recent Brake Shoe replacement quotes in Cardiff
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