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Brilliant service, a reliable garage for future use. Friendly demeanour; got to the problem sorted, all with a Fair price. Thanks again!
Very pleased with the service received and cost of repairs. Polite, courteous and cut through the jargon. Most importantly, and being a psychologist I’m a good judge of character, trustworthy. Problem sorted for next day and now drives wonderful again.
Excellent come when they said and bid what they had to do quickly Thank you
Excellent service, really good price, very helpful. Highly recommend a garage who is a pleasure to deal with
An excellent well run garage, great communication, fast and friendly good honest garage. Would recommend. A1+ The garage even arranged collection of my broken down vehicle for me (obvious additional charge for this)
Really helpful staff who explained and showed what had gone wrong. Time to be taken was told 4 to 5 hours and received phone call after 4.
Received a very quick response with a quote which I thought was very competitive. Called following day to book and my car was fitted in for the next day . Very satisfied with the work and price and would be happy to recommend Autobahn and will look too use the garage again in the future.
This is the 2nd time I have used the garage and would definitely recommend them. Outstanding customer service and a great price for the work carried out. I will be back in a few months for a service and mot.
Fast, efficient and friendly. Great garage.
Excellent! Really pleased with the work done. Completed quicker than expected and very polite and friendly throughout. Clean and comfy waiting room with TV. Will definitely recommend and use again.
Very helpful. Sorted my problem the same day
It was good service, I'm very pleased!
I had to provide proof of quoted price by showing email. Took about an hour. Aircon feels nice and cold but wasn't bad before - done as routine maintenance.
Amazing garage. I can not recommend James enough. Down to earth chap and deals with his job seriously. He even goes the extra mile to make things easier for me. Highly recommended
2nd year running I have used this garage for my MOT, excellent customer service and would definitely recommend to anyone. I’ll be back next month with the other car
Clutch replacement was done brilliantly and very quick turnaround. Would recommend and will be using these guys in the future for all our work.
Excellent service - arrived early not a problem and completed promptly. Many thanks
good job well dune in no time thank,s mr k johnson
Excellent service. Very impressed
Brilliant service I would highly recommend quick and efficient, also very friendly and helpful. 100% recommend
Miles was professional and arrived on time and got the job completed. I will recommend him to friends for sure.
Miles was always quick at keeping me updated and very friendly and helpful in pointing out things that can help me in the future as I’m a new motorist, helped me understand the workings of the car more and how the damage was possible caused! Will definitely be calling miles again for any future works
Would really recommend miles motor mechanics. Absolutely top service and really nice guy too. Polite and professional and gets the job done to a top standard at a more than fair price
They did a fantastic job. I would recommend them for sure. Thanks
Excellent service at a low price.
Did the job, not very talkative when i picked car up but i guess they did what they charged me for.
Really friendly and efficient! Thank you HiQ!
Garage were good to communicate over this site. In person, I felt I may have been asking some silly questions. They did a fantastic job, did it very quickly and were very clear with any additional charges. I already had a pre-inspection report and I was surprised that they were completely honest with what needed to be done. Very rare feat among garages nowadays. Will definitely be my new go-to garage.
Fast, efficient service. Job completed very satisfactorily. Solved the issue with the brakes and charged exactly as quoted. Highly recommended and I will definitely use AW Auto Services again
Great service by Lewis. Easy communication when arranging the job and also on the day. Far cheaper than any of the main garages and yet better service than I have had from the main garages in the past.
Great customer service and honest opinion on what work was required. Would use again.
Small garage that know there stuff. Pointed on some problems that where real issues not up selling - Cheers Dave
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.