Compare Ford Pads and Discs prices across Southall with Who Can Fix My Car.
Enter Your Reg to see your competitive Ford brake work quotes and reviews, and book online!
Compare Ford Pads and Discs prices across Southall with Who Can Fix My Car.
The 2 guys that came to fix the car were faultless! Great people to work with. Would highly recommend them.
The guys that did the car were helpful and got it done as quick as possible. Only thing I would say is I was told it would be done by a certain day but took a bit longer but was only made aware once I had gone out to check how it was aside from that any other issues were mentioned and dealt with.i would use them again
Great service. My car was at another location and they came out to have a look and managed to fix the problem there and then. Thanks guys
Had to get the clutch done on my Renault megane 1.6, car feels better than it ever has and the mechanics were respectful and very healpfull, I will use this company again in the future and recommend any one that needs a reliable service to use them, price is unbeatable A+++++
Took around 4 hours to do the Full Service + MOT. It would be nice to know what kind of oil was used and what parts have been changed for the full service as I have no information about it. Other than that - all good.
Had a service on my car. Would use again :-)
Excellent, Friendly, Spot on Job. Would reccomend.
i really recommend this garage
VW T5 clutch and dmf replaced excellent service from these guys very friendly and helpful would definitely recommend this garage
Very professional and friendly staff. The guys did a fantastic job. Very good price. I'm very happy. Highly recommend.
I'll be using all the time from now on. Great service
Good service and a good price.
Great customer service and very good mechanic! Highly recomend
New waterpump supplied & fitted with cambelt kit in this price which i thought was brilliant. So no worries knowing Ford Machanics done it & parts are original Ford 1's !
I had good experience. Work was done fast. Even got discount for 5£.
Used rates 3 times now excellent service
Great service. Would use again.
Very professional garage ..Recomanded A ++++
Excellent comms and service. Quick to answer/return calls, kept up to date in all matters, always felt that I was getting 5* service. Had a small problem (squeal/rubbing noise) which they resolved quickly. Fully recommended.
Nice Customer service and get a clear idea about car's problem.
A brake, or brake pad is a system that safely enables a car to stop. Brakes get rid of the kinetic energy that helps the car move, which is done by using force of friction to convert this motion of energy into heat. Your car's braking system is made up of the following components: Brake discs, which spin with your car's wheels, Brake Pads, which push on the discs to slow the car, Brake Calipers which hold, and push, the pads, Brake Lines (or 'Hoses') which carry Brake Fluid, and your Brake Master Cylinder and Servo, which work to amplify the effort you use when pushing the brake pedal. Wear or failure of any one of these components will cause braking problems, requiring repair.
Modern cars have brakes on all four wheels which are operated by a hydraulic system and are made up of several components all of which are subject to stress which could result in breakage.
The front brakes in a car are typically the ones which play the greater part in bringing a car to stop as the weight of the car is thrown forward every time the vehicle comes to a stop.
There are different systems used for braking from one car to the next which suits the needs of the vehicle size and function.
The common hydraulic system uses fluid to apply pressure to pistons in the car close to its wheels to bring the car to a halt.
Some cars also have power brake assistance which helps to reduce the amount of effort required to apply stopping power.
If you need to have your brakes repaired there are several issues that could have caused the problem and several things that could be affected.
If you suspect you need your brakes repaired but your car is still drivable, there are some symptoms which could give you clues as to what the problem is.
The brakes are often the noisiest part of a car if there is an issue which means you should be able to hear a problem which cannot be said of many other broken car parts. Therefore, noticing the need for a car brake repair should be obvious. But you can check faulty brake symptoms here.
Brake pads are a critical component of a car and a vehicle cannot come to a halt without them functioning properly. Brake pads are fitted to the brake calipers which push the pads into the brake discs which are fitted to a car wheel. When a car is moving, the pads grip the discs to slow down the wheel and thus slow the car down.
A high amount of heat energy is created from the resulting friction as explained above and over time, this will wear brake pads down.
Brake pad replacement is a common job, the work to remove a worn-down-set is not complex so if you require a brake pad replacement, the repair will not be a lengthy one.
If you would like to understand how to tell when your brakes need servicing read our dedicated guide.
Brake discs are fitted to the car wheel itself and they are gripped by the brake pads.
Brake discs replacement is more expensive; the parts are more expensive than pads. Often pads are placed at the same time the discs are replaced.
If a mechanic advises you to replace your brake discs, they will likely suggest replacing the pads at the same time due to a the low cost of the part and the little extra labour time needed.
The cost of brake pad replacement may vary depending on the car make and model. This is because there are different sizes of brake pads and the cost increases as they get bigger. For example, a Land Rover will require a bigger set of brake pads as opposed to a Fiat Punto.
We have written a brake price comparison guide if you want to learn more.
If you want a good brake pad deal, you can compare quotes from garages near you by entering you details at the top of the page.
If you specifically require brake disc replacement, the work will take a similar amount of time to a brake pad replacement.
However, as highlighted above, the cost will be more expensive that pads due to the parts pricing.
Brake pads are changed by removing the wheel and unscrewing the bolts which hold the part in place. The part is then simply taken off the brake caliper and a new brake pad is fitted. The same process will be applied for each of the pads that need to be replaced.
There are many other common issues which can arise with the braking system which are not connected to brake pads and discs issues. The brake lines are susceptible to leakage as brake fluid can leak from the system if rust is untreated. The master cylinder is also a part of the braking system which can become faulty. If you would like to understand more we have a dedicated page for brake repairs.
If you want to know how brakes work, we have created a dedicated guide.
There are several obvious signs that your brake pads and discs are not operating properly. If your car is taking much longer to come to a stop, it will be clear that there is a problem with your brakes.
Other signs of faulty brake pads and discs are;
If you would like to learn more about the signs of brake problems we have written a dedicated guide.
To find the best Brake Pads and Discs Replacement service available in your region;
You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best brake pads and discs deal in your area, before booking online.