Brake Pads and Discs in Birkenhead

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Top garages for Brake Pads and Discs in Birkenhead (93 found)
Mersey Garage
383 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

We set up in 2016 as a garage to repair vehicles because we have been appalled at some of the horror stories we have seen and heard about garages with customers vehicles.

We are an honest, transparent and open garage who will always repair your car with as little cost to yourself as possible.

Once you've had your car repaired with us, you'll bring your family and friends here too, we guarantee it!

Merseyside Car Repairs LTD
573 Jobs Completed
Wallasey
5.0 / 5

We are Merseyside Car Repairs Ltd, a local, independent garage which specializes in the repair, servicing and MOT of all major makes and models of vehicle!

We employ a team of technicians, all experienced, qualified and passionate about what we do! We have over 30 years combined experience, so you can relax knowing you're in good hands.

We will, as you would expect from a trusted garage, check over the other related components to ensure they are all in good working order.

We are fully equipped with the up to date software programming computers, enabling us to provide a main dealer level of service, at sensible prices.

We also offer a collection and delivery service for all customers who fall into our catchment area of 10 miles at extra cost.In some cases we can extend this, so don't hesitate to ask!

We also offer a 1 to 6 month interest free payment plan for any costs or repairs up to £3000, with nothing to pay for the first 40 days if accepted.

I look forward to hearing from you and please do not hesitate in getting in touch to discuss your quote further.

Kind regards,
Jay - Merseyside Car Repairs Ltd

Bootle Motor Company
1 Jobs Completed
Bootle
5.0 / 5

When 1992 came Stephen Long finished school and started as a trainee. Stephen was working through the ranks, gaining both experience and management skills from his mentor Chris and in 2014 Stephen became a director of the company.

Right from the start, the company's reputation was built on reliability and honesty rather than just price. As we are now servicing and repairing vehicles for the third generation of many of the same families, who became customers and friends all those years ago, we feel this decision was the right one, And in sync with our customer base.

We currently have a fully trained staff of five and an extremely low turnover of staff - our foreman, Graham Kelly, has been with the company for over ninteen years. consequently, many of our customers have come to know our technicians and will often have the same person maintaining their vehicle for the whole time they own it.

Wirral Remaps
45 Jobs Completed
Wirral
4.6 / 5

We cover all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs
Remapping
Performance car specialists
DPF & EGR specialists
Turbo reconditioning
2WD dyno
Servicing
Mot's
Pre mot's
steering & suspension
Welding
Clutch/gearbox specialist
Diagnostics
Exhausts
Air conditioning recharging
Batteries carried in stock!

Auto Repairs Liverpool
253 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

*PLEASE CALL THE GARGAE FIRST BEFORE ACCEPTING ANY SMART QUOTE*

With almost 20 years experience in the motor trade you can trust Auto Repairs Liverpool to repair your vehicle to the highest standard, we cover a wide variety of vehicles from small cars up to large vans.
At auto repairs Liverpool we will go above and beyond to accommodate customers whether that be working late evenings or weekends to get your vehicle fixed.
Based in L4 Walton right next to Everton football club we are just a 10 minute drive from the city centre.
We offer a recovery service for cars and small vans. Vehicles can also be collected from your home or work address and returned there once work is completed.
below is a list of services we offer:

MOT'S
Service/Repairs
Brakes
Exhausts
Batteries
Clutches
Timing belts/chains
Diagnostic
Body/Paintwork

Project B3 Automotive Repair
78 Jobs Completed
Wallasey
4.6 / 5

Here at Project B3 Automotive, we pride ourselves on outstanding customer care and delivering top class vehicle repair and servicing. Our well-equipped workshop is home to a team of highly skilled mechanics who hold a wealth of knowledge for all makes and models. We also offer the most sophisticated software diagnosis of engine lights, ABS, ESP, emissions related problems and much more. We are conveniently located on Wheatland Lane, just a stone throw from Hamilton Square.

We cover a variety of repairs and services including engine faults, clutch repairs, brake and exhaust repairs, services, diagnostics and much more. You can rest assured that your vehicle is in good hands and relax knowing that we will give you honest advice and transparent prices, so you will never be surprised with hidden costs. We offer a collection and delivery service for those within a 10-mile radius (charges may apply).

DC vehicle Repairs
6 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

DC Vehicle Repairs has an excellent reputation for a genuine, honest, quality service with repeat business making up a lot of the work.
We are a friendly, reliable garage with over 12 years experience in the trade. We rely on our customers recommendations so you can guarantee a quality, cost effective service at very fair prices.
Servicing all makes and models, Cars, 4X4's and Light Commercial vehicles at times to suit you! Out of hours collection and drop off service available.

AC AutoTech
41 Jobs Completed
Wirral
4.9 / 5

Hi, my name is Adam owner at AC AutoTech we are auto electrical and diagnostic fault finding specialists we cover Wirral and surrounding areas and can attend a place and time to suit you eliminating the need to worry about arranging alternative transport on the day.

I believe in providing customers with the highest level of customer service, being honest and only carrying out works as and when a vehicle actually needs them.
I believe all repairers should be able to fully back up with test results why a part is or has been replaced. I will only use good quality parts as it is vital to maintain your vehicle in top condition and I work to manufactures recommendations.

Trade customers are also welcome!

Stoneacre Liverpool
23 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

Stoneacre Liverpool is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a used vehicle retail operation in Scunthorpe in May 1995. We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

A&M Tyres Ltd
5 Jobs Completed
Birkenhead
5.0 / 5

A&M Tyres Ltd are your local independent garage, based in Birkenhead, who specialise in providing new and part worn tyres. In fact, we are Wirral’s number one tyre shop! We do also undertake car servicing and repair work on most makes and models, specialising in Ford and Peugeot vehicles. Our technicians have over 15 years of experience in the motor industry.

We are able to offer you a free collection and delivery service too.

Stoneacre Wallasey
11 Jobs Completed
New Brighton, Wallasey
3.7 / 5

Stoneacre Wallasey is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a used vehicle retail operation in Scunthorpe in May 1995. We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

Wheel Alignment and Balljoint Centre Ltd
12 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

"Based in Bootle Liverpool we specialise in the following :1. 4 Wheel Alignment with the latest Hunter equipment.2. Servicing on most vehicles.3. MOTs on class 4, 5 and 7 vehicles.4. Tyres at competitive prices. "

One Stop Garage
1 Job Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

"One Stop Garage is a family run business and has been established for 14 years, we employ a number of qualified IMI accredited mechanics so you can always be sure of a fast efficient service. We pride ourselves on a quality service were we always aim to go the extra mile to keep our customers happy as nearly all our business comes from word of mouth. We are considered to be number one in the region for our 3D Four Wheel Alignment system not just for the top of the range computerized system but for our market beating prices. We offer a free wheel alignment check just for that extra peace of mind. "

SEV Mobile Mechanics, Liverpool
3 Job Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

Welcome to SEV Mobile Mechanics! Our business is focused on delivering excellent service at an affordable price.

Our roots can be traced back to the start in 1920, with SEV making products like electric vehicles, access platforms and bespoke vehicles, our business has evolved to service your needs. We have the largest fleet of mobile service technicians in the UK.

Why should you choose SEV for your vehicle service or repair?



We quote you for what you describe. Having access to the most competitive of suppliers we are able to offer you great prices and rapid response times ...our quotations cover the stuff that you don’t need to worry about. Like a pre inspection, the removal and recycling of your existing brakes, and recycling of oil.

All of our technicians are trained and adhere to a strict Heath and Safety Policy and a risk assessment is carried out upon arriving at the vehicle location.



Our technicians are provided with large quantities of stock and use tracking devices so we know where they are. With access to online product databases they can diagnose and order parts, there and then. We have a strong relationship with the major parts suppliers that in many cases can deliver to the car. All of this leads to our great service.



We look forward to hearing from you.

Park Motors Ltd
24 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.8 / 5

Welcome to Park Motors. Being based in Bootle, Liverpool Park Motors are a motor vehicle and light commercial garage repair centre specialist. Being established over 10 years, Park Motors are one of the most experienced motor engineers in the area. Whether you own a top of the range car or a run around vehicle, our main dealer fully trained technicians will service and maintain your vehicle.

Park Motors are a company dedicated to giving vehicle owners choice, technical ability and superb value for money for all servicing, repairs and upgrades at prices far lower than your franchised dealer.

Park Motors are a class 4 and 7 MOT station and offer a free MOT re-test and have many special offers for both old and new clients.

We believe that we are one of the most competitive repair centres in the area.

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Brake Pads and Discs in Birkenhead
Frequently asked questions
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How much do Brake Pads and Discs cost to repair in Birkenhead?

Brake Pad and Disc replacement prices will vary depending on make and model, part quality and which components are being replaced. Our overall average repair price is around £170 in Birkenhead.
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What is a Brake Pad?

Your car's Brake Pad works in the same way as the rubber brake blocks on a bicycle. When your car's wheels turn, a brake disc (or sometimes drum) turns with them. When you press the brake, you are pushing your car's brake pads against the discs, causing friction, and slowing the car.
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What is a Brake Disc?

Your brake disc performs the same job, in principle, as the metal rim of a bicycle wheel under braking. When you brake, you push your brake pads against brake discs, which spin with your wheels. The friction on between the pads and discs slows the car.
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What is the difference between Disc Brakes and Drum Brakes?

Brake discs and Brake drums perform exactly the same job: they spin with your car's wheels and, when you brake, your brake pads push against the brake discs or brake drums to slow the car. The difference is simply in the design. Drum brakes are an enclosed braking system in which brake pads (or shoes) push outwards on the inside of the drum. Disc brakes are exposed, with the pads pushing inwards against the disc.
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Can I get Birkenhead Brake Pad and Disc repairs at my home or work?

Yes. Many of our Birkenhead garages are happy to come to your home or office to repair your car. Alternatively they may offer to collect your car, at little or no extra cost, across Birkenhead.

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How much does Brake Pads and Discs cost in Birkenhead?

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.


Brake Pads and Discs Cost by Car Make in Birkenhead
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Citroen£171.79
Nissan£208.30
Peugeot£179.62
Vauxhall£155.38
Mercedes£359.13
BMW£315.77

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 27/10/2019 and 25/01/2020.

Brake Pads and Brake Discs

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.

What are Brake Pads?

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.

What are Brake Discs?

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.

Brake Pad Replacement Cost

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.

Brake Disc Replacement Cost

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.

How to change brake pads

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.

Common Brake Repairs

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.

Signs of faulty brake pads and discs

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;

  • Burning smell
  • Spongy brake pedal
  • Screeching noise
  • Grinding noise
  • Pulling to one side
  • Squeaking noise

If you would like to learn more about the signs of brake problems we have written a dedicated guide.

Local garages for brake pads and discs

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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.

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