Top Mechanics For Brake Shoe Replacement & Repairs in Oxfordshire
Garage in Oxfordshire, 12 years of experience
Graduated from university at 2008 from engineering background. Been relating in motortrade for over 12 years in different roles. Have work as full time mechanic for different garages and the last 5 years...
NICHOLAS, HUNGERFORD • 26th February 2022
Garage in Oxfordshire, 10 years of experience
The Servicing Master has been created by a dedicated group of people with a desire to offer a one stop shop for all your vehicle needs. Whether it’s a service, mechanical repair or a bodywork repair our tech...
RUBY, HENLEY-ON-THAMES • 9th June 2018
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 15 years of experience
I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...
ROS, CHIEVELEY • 24th February 2017
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 8 years of experience
Qualified mobile mechanic with 8 years of experience working on various makes and models of cars. Specialising in VW/Audi brand
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 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...
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 30 years of experience
I have worked in the car repair industry for over 30 years. Operating as a mobile mechanic in this area for over 25 years
DENISE, Reading • 25th November 2022
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 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 serving Oxfordshire, 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...
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CLIFF, PENN, WYCOMBE • 15th November 2021
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 16 years of experience
I started my career with Ford where I completed my apprenticeship for 3 years and obtained my City & Guilds qualifications. I moved to Mazda where I was for over 2 years. I worked with Thames Valley Police f...
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 14 years of experience
We aim to provide the best possible service to all our customers. Treat your vehicle with care and respect Ensure your vehicle is inspected by a trained and qualified member of staff Examine the vehicle a...
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 20 years of experience
Brought up around cars and vintage machinery from a young age, My interest in Classic cars was apparent early on, After leaving school early I Started off as a apprentice at Paul Marshall Bodyshop in Beccles...
SHANE, Northampton • 4th September 2016
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 6 years of experience
Passionate about what I do, offer the best I can to everyone. Many years of experience.
MARK, Warwickshire • 24th April 2020
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 12 years of experience
I started my career with Kwik-Fit when I was 16 for a number of years understanding the trade. I moved to work for a few independent garages for around 4 years before working with Vauxhall for 3 years and su...
JOHN, Twickenham • 4th November 2022
Skoda Fabia • Additional work following previous booking
Mobile mechanic serving Oxfordshire, 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...
NICOLA, WELWYN GARDEN CITY • 14th January 2021
Garage serving Oxfordshire, 29 years of experience
I started my career with Vauxhall where I completed my apprenticeship & stayed with the business for 7 years. I moved to work in breakdown & roadside recovery for 4 years. I went to another main dealer after...
Frequently asked questions about brake shoe replacement & repairs in Oxfordshire
Read our answers to questions about brake shoe replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a brake shoe replacement in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire?
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 Oxfordshire garages offer home collection and delivery for brake shoe replacement?
Yes, many garages in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire.
Can Oxfordshire mobile mechanics do brake shoe replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Oxfordshire 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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