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The price was more than quoted as I got a full service and MOT. Great friendly service and very helpful. I had a lot of questions which they where more than happy to answer and give me some advice on.
Will deffo use again
Fantastic service, will highly recommend IN'n'OUT garage!!
Took car down for aircon regas at 8.30 picked it up at 9.30 when said it would be done. Great service, good blokes and a good price.
Excellent all round service.
I found these guys really helpful ... i will be using their services again 100%
Nice and fast job. Will recommend
Pleasant guy, clean garage, will recommend also come back again
Excellent service with a friendly approach ! I will definitely be using again
Excellent, friendly service. Will be using again.
Great service and brilliant support
Highly recommend, nice and quick service
Very friendly, performed the work faster than the time frame given, very reasonable price
Great customer service and the job was completed very quickly indeed. Highly recommended.
Fantastic service, many thanks to Lee. Will be using you again 100%
Very good and quick
They are on top price & service. Outstanding
Excellent garage, fast service and even helped me out with one extra small query. Definitely recommend!
Brilliant service, top communications, OEM parts supplied and fitted in less then three hours of me delivering car. Even ran a diagnostic test whilst they had car (I already knew of the faults and have since rectified myself). Highly recommended garage.
Best price I've found for the labour and parts. I recommend this garage for sure.
Yes the price was as listed. There is another job to repair and I am currently waiting for the part to arrive.
Requested other electrical work (basic)to be done,underside checks to be carried out.Was informed about leaking oil seals (gearbox/drive shaft)these to be replaced,unfortunately there was a delay with delivery,but,I was kept informed. When the repairs were complete and the new clutch assembly fitted,I was very pleased with the outcome on my daughters car.
Very good garage however for suspension and springs I would not recommend, replaced done and still knocking sound even backing there again, not able to fix it properly, however the other services was quite good.
Excellent ! Competitive quote. First class job at quoted price. All staff friendly and efficient. Well done.
Great price, excellent service. Highly recommend.
A1 Clutch Centre replaced the clutch on Son's Honda Jazz. They booked it in for the work a few days after the quote came in and had it done the same day. I can't fault anything about the service, communication or the price. Great job.
Job completed quickly, and at a good price. Good clear advice given, and ‘after care’ provided
Great customer service. Messaged them last minute for an aircon re-gas too. Prices was very competitive work completed very quickly really impressed will definitely use this garage again.
Great service & very helpful - made me aware that all my brakes & disc were unsafe and gave me a great price to fix them all.
Excelllent Service, very efficient. Came to the house to carry out the work. Would 100% recommend this garage.
Very good service and price.would definitely use again. The work was very good as well.
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 Birmingham 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 27/05/2019 and 25/08/2019.
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.