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Recent Car Brake Inspection, repair & replacement Mechanic Reviews in Newcastle


97 Reviews

Stadium Auto Repairs Mobile

Garage in Newcastle, 10 years of experience

Main Dealerships leading on to my own workshop before I decided to take the business mobile in 2014. I enjoy what I do and I always work to a high standard to keep customers happy and returning with confidence.


11th June 2021
“Reliable and thorough - came on time and explained job in full. Quick and efficient.”

LOUISE, South Shields

Ford Fiesta • Replacement Clutch Pedal Position Sensor


16 Reviews

M & K Motor Services

Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 18 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at Reg Vardys where I learned the trade and worked for 8 years. I later moved to another branch of Reg Vardys and worked as a fully qualified mechanic there for 3 years. I later moved...



7 Reviews

Nattrav Ltd TA WILSON'S AUTO SERVICE CENTRE

Garage serving Newcastle, 25 years of experience

Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...



92 Reviews

P M Mobile Auto Services

Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience

I've been in the trade for well over 15 years now and still get that great buzz from solving customers issues and seeing them happy again. Before I branched out on my own I worked with a company who had a co...



35 Reviews

Redburn Mot & Service Centre

Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience

We deliver an efficient and reliable service for your car with our 5-strong team of fully qualified technicians. Our state of the art facility has everything we need to offer comprehensive care for your vehi...



207 Reviews

Leighs Mobile Auto Services

Garage serving Newcastle, 20 years of experience

Mobile Mechanic with 20 years experience, all work completed to a high standard using manufacturer recognised parts. I’m in the military so split between the below locations, therefore able to complete work ...



18 Reviews

South Hylton Garage

Garage serving Newcastle, 35 years of experience

I have been in the trade for 30 years and have worked for myself for that time and built up my knowledge doing all types of repairs on all makes/models, as a business however we are not keen on injectors/fu...



12 Reviews

Sergejus Kvasys - Is Installations

Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 8 years of experience

Providing a mobile service as well as a garage service in and around the Newcastle area. Specialising in diagnostics and electrical repairs however working on all makes and models carrying out all types of m...



6 Reviews

AUTOTEC NE

Garage serving Newcastle, 19 years of experience

Our technicians and myself have over 30 years combined experience within the motor trade, throughout this time we have worked on vehicles carrying out routine maintenance and vehicle repairs from brake pads...


4th November 2020
“Quick service and graet communication. Highly recommend.
Will use again.
Thanks”

DANIEL, Sunderland

Vauxhall Insignia • Brake discs and pads replacement - rear (both)


22 Reviews

Motorfix

Garage serving Newcastle, 8 years of experience

At Motor Fix we offer a wide range of vehicle maintenance, from diagnostics to clutches we can assist with all your motoring needs to see if we can help, offering a garage-based service


Want to learn more about Car Brake inspection, repair & replacements in Newcastle?

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

How often should you get your brakes inspected?

You should get your brakes inspected every 6 to 12 months, for example during regular maintenance, during the yearly MOT the brakes are checked as standard. That said, when a brake warning light or brake pad wear sensor lights up on your dashboard make sure you get the get brakes inspected as they can point to an issue. Most modern cars have a brake pad wear sensor that will light up on your warning dashboard when it's time to get the brake pads (and brake discs) replaced.

However, the brake pad sensor cannot detect and alert you of problems that can occur with other parts of the braking system. So even though you've passed the MOT check and have done an annual service, brake problems can occur in the interim. If you're a regular driver, it is recommended to get your brakes inspected more often, for example every six months or every time you do an oil change.

How long should a brake job last?

A brake job like a brake pad replacement can last more than 50,000 miles. It will depend on various factors such as the quality of the brake pads you have fitted, your driving style, and the type of vehicle you own. In certain circumstances brake pads for example may only last around 20,000 miles. Usually, brake discs will also need to be replaced when brake pads are replaced which is an average of around 50,000 miles or so.

What does it mean when my brakes are scraping?

There are a few possible causes for brakes scraping or making a "grinding" noise. The most common causes are:

  • Brake pads are worn down
  • Brake discs is warped or rusted

In both cases the issue needs to be addressed immediately as ignoring this can be a safety hazard. The pads and shoes that make contact with the brake rotors and drums wear down over time, and eventually need to be replaced.

What does a brake inspection include?

A brake inspection can include:

  • Brake pads and discs check
  • Brake hydraulics check
  • Brake pedal check
  • Brake lines check
  • Brake fluid level check

With ClickMechanic, a mechanic will carry out an inspection to locate the source of the problem and establish what next steps are needed to rectify the problem. If necessary the mechanic will test drive the car to arrive at a verdict.

How to make my brake pads last longer?

Brake wear depends on a few factors but some ways that help with making your brake pads last longer, including:
* Anticipate when you will need to brake, and avoid hard braking whenever possible
* Drive slower and more smoothly
* Check your brakes regularly for wear and tear
* Remove excessive weight from the vehicle
* Get brakes serviced as per the manufacturer's recommendations

Can I drive if my brake pads are worn out?

No, it is not recommended to drive if your brake pads are worn out. Worn out brake pads must be replaced immediately as it can be extremely dangerous and can lead to serious accidents. It can furthermore lead to a fine, penalty points on your licence and further prosecution.

How much does a Car Brake inspection, repair & replacement cost in Newcastle?

Find out how much you'd pay at a franchise dealer or independent garage, and see the average price in Newcastle for a Car Brake inspection, repair & replacement through ClickMechanic. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Aixam

£141 £215 - £215 Get exact price

Alfa Romeo

£133 £158 - £241 Get exact price

Aston Martin

£536 £643 - £733 Get exact price

Audi

£199 £203 - £360 Get exact price

Austin

£93 £126 - £191 Get exact price

Bentley

£712 £666 - £1,137 Get exact price

BMW

£208 £219 - £368 Get exact price

Cadillac

£164 £222 - £258 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£130 £148 - £244 Get exact price

Chrysler

£139 £158 - £241 Get exact price

Citroen

£133 £171 - £248 Get exact price

Dacia

£127 £181 - £217 Get exact price

Daewoo

£109 £152 - £205 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£109 £150 - £210 Get exact price

Daimler

£106 £150 - £178 Get exact price

Dodge

£113 £126 - £215 Get exact price

DS

£130 £189 - £217 Get exact price

Ferrari

£142 £179 - £235 Get exact price

Fiat

£114 £138 - £219 Get exact price

Ford

£127 £163 - £231 Get exact price

Great Wall

£138 £206 - £212 Get exact price

Honda

£131 £171 - £233 Get exact price

Hyundai

£126 £147 - £230 Get exact price

Infiniti

£134 £172 - £220 Get exact price

Isuzu

£140 £172 - £257 Get exact price

Iveco

£186 £263 - £300 Get exact price

Jaguar

£207 £245 - £341 Get exact price

Jeep

£139 £156 - £248 Get exact price

Kia

£129 £155 - £231 Get exact price

Lamborghini

£118 £182 - £187 Get exact price

Lancia

£44 £98 - £98 Get exact price

Land Rover

£184 £191 - £343 Get exact price

LDV

£114 £152 - £218 Get exact price

Lexus

£149 £185 - £258 Get exact price

London Taxi's International

£143 £203 - £203 Get exact price

Lotus

£144 £214 - £225 Get exact price

Maserati

£250 £220 - £469 Get exact price

Mazda

£129 £150 - £234 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£175 £218 - £319 Get exact price

MG

£107 £146 - £213 Get exact price

MINI

£139 £174 - £245 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£130 £166 - £239 Get exact price

Nissan

£127 £144 - £236 Get exact price

Perodua

£142 £192 - £245 Get exact price

Peugeot

£129 £163 - £242 Get exact price

Peugeot Talbot

£156 £262 - £272 Get exact price

Porsche

£265 £301 - £443 Get exact price

Proton

£112 £173 - £209 Get exact price

Renault

£147 £172 - £271 Get exact price

Rover

£111 £161 - £213 Get exact price

Saab

£137 £171 - £239 Get exact price

SEAT

£143 £171 - £260 Get exact price

Skoda

£133 £164 - £242 Get exact price

Smart

£125 £158 - £232 Get exact price

Ssangyong

£176 £212 - £323 Get exact price

Subaru

£134 £157 - £235 Get exact price

Suzuki

£119 £150 - £221 Get exact price

Toyota

£128 £164 - £234 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£137 £166 - £250 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£157 £181 - £289 Get exact price

Volvo

£151 £183 - £269 Get exact price

Yugo

£72 £127 - £129 Get exact price

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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a car brake inspection, repair & 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 Newcastle

Recent Car Brake inspection, repair & replacement quotes in Newcastle

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£264.24

Brake discs and pads replacement - rear (both)

Renault Clio
Blaydon-On-Tyne
£87.57

Brake discs and pads replacement - front (both)

Ford Ka
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£186.13

Brake discs and pads replacement - front (both)

Suzuki Vitara
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£74.51

Brake pads replacement - front (all)

Nissan Juke
Newcastle Upon TyneNE4 5hf