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200 Reviews

Garage in Essex, 15 years of experience

With over 10 years experience I have worked at a wide range of companies such as Mercedes, Hyundai, Vauxhall and also Halfords Autocentre for 10 years! I bring the experience I have gained to my own business...

34 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 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...

59 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Essex, 7 years of experience

Studied in Pakistan, in the UAE I managed heavy oil equipment for 10 years. I decided to move after the global recession. Moved to London for work, employed by a small garage called Idealengines. I worked f...

832 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

26 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Essex, 13 years of experience

Fully qualified and insured mobile mechanic covering a 15 mile radius. With over 10 years experience in the trade and a Suzuki senior technician, your vehicle is in safe hands!

20 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 10 years of experience

I began my career in Sri Lanka, where I completed my apprenticeship and qualifications and came to the UK in 2009. I worked for a few garages since arriving to UK in order to gain more experience and I also ...

90 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 12 years of experience

I began my career with DCS Mobile in Medway, Kent where I worked about 7 years gaining great mechanical experience. In 2016 I set-up my own business trading as JAK Vehicle Repairs Ltd. JAK Vehicle Repair...

191 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 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...

35 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Essex, 8.5 years of experience

MECHANICAL SERVICES I am mechanical engineer, history working at Peugeot, vauxhall, car giant and TCR-GSE as a senior technician. Offering the following services as followed Servicing all cars Ful...

56 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 10 years of experience

we are RLC.MOBILE MECHANIC. we are a family run service with over 10 years of experience in the motor trade industry. take a look at our facebook page RLC MOBILE MECHANIC WERE BE HAPPY TO HELP

335 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Essex, 13 years of experience

I've been a mechanic since I left school in 2003. I've been self employed since September 2016. I offer full mechanical services on all makes/model of vehicle. I pride myself in the work I undertake and make...

103 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 10 years of experience

Florian has over 10 years experience as a mechanic and worked with a main dealer in Italy for 4 years. He moved to England, where he opened his own company in London. Florian covers a large portion of Londo...

19 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 25 years of experience

Professional Car Services Since 2008 At Top Cars Center we pride ourselves on having a team of professional and friendly mechanics who can service any car make or model. We have been in business since 20...

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1023 Reviews

Garage serving Essex, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

Want to learn more about Brake Shoe replacements in Essex?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a brake shoe replacement in Essex 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 Essex?

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 Essex garages offer home collection and delivery for brake shoe replacement?

Yes, many garages in Essex 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 Essex.

Can Essex mobile mechanics do brake shoe replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Essex 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.

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Recent Brake Shoe replacement quotes in Essex

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£91.71

Brakes shoes replacement - rear (all)

Nissan NV200
Harlow
£94.46

Brakes shoes replacement - rear (all)

Vauxhall Astra
Harlow
£133.64

Brakes shoes replacement - rear (all)

Vauxhall Corsa
Ipswich
£134.72

Brakes shoes replacement - rear (all)

Peugeot Partner
Southminster

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