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Did a great job of servicing and brake fluid and coolant change plus mot. Very fair price and knowledgable friendly garage. Spotted a seal starting to leak in the drive shaft seal and advised me correctly to take to the dealer for repair as I had a month of warranty remaining with VW. When I took to VW they did the repair and their heathcheck showed the car was then 100%. Thanks lads. Will recommend you and see you again.
Friendly, Helpful, and informative all along the way. Highly recommend for all your motor needs . cheers Jay and jay
First class service, delighted with the work.
Excelent service. Would highly recommend
Excellent service carried out works on a Saturday at short notice. Would use again.
Excellent! Great price, efficient service and communications. What's not to like?
I was very pleased with what they did and will definitely use them again, as well as recommend to friends! Thank you
Brilliant, would use again
Excellent job, very professional
Really great service - couldnt have asked for better - will use in the future thanks
Very happy with Craig and the service provided. Also the garage is open until late, which is really handy. Definitely recommended.
Initially thought I had a clutch issue with my BMW, used this website to look for a mechanic and had a very good quote from Craig from Auto Repairs Liverpool. After a chat on the phone he diagnosed it would not be the clutch, and sounded like a much cheaper job for him and me both. The service was first class, the car drives like a dream, the pick up and delivery was on time and simple - could not recommend this garage highly enough. He has a new customer for life.
Very friendly service and everything was fitted and carried out professionally and quickly. Would highly recommend this garage.
Excellent have recommended Craig to family and freinds. Will use Craig all the time now
Excellent customer service . I couldn't make it to the garage and Chris the owner came out to my house and did the job for me . Honest guy with a honest price . Highly recommended :)
Very happy with the price and the service.I have put up their business card up at knowsley Council where I work and I have recommended the garage to my colleagues and friends.
Outstanding service from these guys,Phil was superb no nonsence straight to the point unlike so many garages charged exactly what I was quoted, I will be using them again and I would also reccommend them to every one,Thanks guys
Very Helpful and Quick service!
Absolutely Fantastic.Fitted part in agreed time frame, cost what they qouted, no hassle, BRILLIANT! Would HIGHLY Recommend.
Very prompt and friendly service
Adam came and quickly solved the issue with my VW Caravelle. I cannot praise this man enough. Highly skilled tec. Knowledgeable, polite and very honest. Would recommend him to everyone. Due to go to Spain on 5th of june with our van, can travel with piece of mind now. Cheers Adam A+++++
very helpful and efficient
Adam was outstanding! He spent the time to diagnose and pinpoint the problem with my car...which has eluded my own garage and 4 AA mechanics! I can't recommend him highly enough! Fantastic mechanic.
Adam was great and managed to fix my vehicle at the side of the road. I'd previously called the AA out and they were unable to do this, so I was extremely pleased that Adam could! Would definitely recommend.
Very professional, done cam belt /water pump and full service. Well pleased with the job will be back, thanks Lee.
Highly recommend the guys from Malmar Motors! They picked up and delivered, completed the MOT quickly, and gave excellent advice (and were very honest).
Great service and problem repaired in 2hrs, I would use this garage again.
Fixed issue no hassle and very quick.
Honest garage with a fair price range and a fast turn around. Locally picked up my 4x4 for free too which was completely unexpected. I would highly recommend them and will certainly return for any other work for my navara
Great service, work carried out quickly and within the quote price. Highly recommended.
Brilliant, quick and good quality service. Will definitely being going back again. Very professional and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended!
Turned up on time as planned. Quality of work done was excellent. Friendly and reliable. Would definitely recommend this guy.
Top quality service, great price, would definitely use again!
The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Brake Pads and Discs is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Birkenhead for Brake Pads and Discs on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.
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This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/08/2018 and 17/11/2018.
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.