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174 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Failsworth, 9 years of experience

I began my career with LandRover where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the company for around 3 years. I moved to BMW/Mini for 5 years before setting up my own mobile mechanic business in 2016 cal...

84 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 8 years of experience

Heywood Auto Clinic Ltd is a family run MOT service station. We strive to provide a professional honest and reliable service to all of our new and existing customers. We care about you and will take good car...

97 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 20 years of experience

With 20 years experience in local independent garages, providing a garage-based service with a team of fully qualified mechanics. Working on all makes and models also specialising in the bigger jobs such as ...

25 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Failsworth, 21 years of experience

I began my mechanic career with ATS a number of years ago and from there I moved to National Tyres and spent 19 years there and over the years I have been doing mechanically work for friends and family when...

1250 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 14 years of experience

I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...

115 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 10 years of experience

10 years experience as a mechanic, competent in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair. STAR MOTORS cater for all makes/models & repairs but specialises in fast-fit work like Servicing, diagnostics...

188 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Failsworth, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

1629 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 8 years of experience

I started my career as a mechanic at BMW undertaking an apprenticeship which lasted 4 years. After learning all the tricks of the trade at BMW I then went onto Land Rover for 2 years further enhancing my ski...

75 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 14 years of experience

We take pride in being an "on-site" Mobile Vehicle Maintenance provider, dedicated to providing convenient solutions tailored to your needs. Whether you require assistance at your home or workplace, we are c...

79 Reviews

Garage serving Failsworth, 38 years of experience

ML Pro Performance’s services are available as a mobile service at your home, place of work, or other location We cover Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Ilkeston, Worksop, Rip...

163 Reviews

Garage in Bolton, 25 years of experience

Do you require your car servicing in farnworth or car servicing in Bolton ? If so keep reading. You’re a busy person — don’t let car problems get in your way either that being a mot check or car servicing...

52 Reviews

Garage in Lancashire , 32 years of experience

Fully qualified mobile mechanic with over 30 years in the trade.

35 Reviews

Garage in Chesterfield , 10 years of experience

I began my career at VW/Audi Group in Epsom for 4 years and I completed my apprenticeship in my time here. I moved to Dagenham Motors a Ford main dealership for 12 months before moving to another Ford dealer...

204 Reviews

Garage in Deeside, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

Frequently asked questions about brake shoe replacement & repairs in Failsworth

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

What does a brake shoe replacement in Failsworth 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 Failsworth?

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

Yes, many garages in Failsworth 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 Failsworth.

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

Yes, Failsworth 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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