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Will go back to have more work done
Great service, would defo recommend
Took car in and took 20 mins, extremely fast and value for money
Contacted Lee at autotech. He arranged to pick my van up the next morning. New starter motor was fitted and delivered back to me within a few hours. Excellent service. Will be using autotech again.
Very good and fixed brakes quickly would recommend
Good mechanic, happy with the service.
Really pleased with the service I received. My car literally now 'runs like a dream'. Everything was thoroughly explained to me (new driver) which was really helpful to me!! Work was carried out quickly and I'll definitely return if I have any further problems with my car.
I would highly recommend them. I booked them for mot and full service. They were very efficient and quick. Did it in 3 hours. They are reasonable priced (although a little higher than the online quote).
We went to Am Repairs in Welling. It was a one man situation and he was able to do the job on the day. We didn't need much done as we had had a recent service but not with an Alfa Romeo dealer. The man at Am had worked for Alfa Romeo before and was able to reassure us that all was okay. He just charged us £20 for having a quick look up on the ramp. We are pleased with the service. Thank you, Christine and John.
Very good experience. I had to wait a while for the parts(OEM - btw) but other than that all OK. All very friendly, very helpful, answering all my questions. Already thinking about the next job.
Really great experience would definitely recommend 100%
Great team that's works there. They all friendly. The convo wasnt dead either.
Perfect job needed it done asap. Went in and was straight on ramp. Coming back again for sure. Excellent service provided.
Really good service thank you
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
Very helpful adviser job carried out to my satisfaction and very good price
Work was carried out perfectly.
I never bring it in the end however the guys I spoke with over the phone was good
GREAT , PROFESSIONAL and very friendly service, I would recommend them to all my friends definitely! :) Thank u for fixing my car and I become your loyal customer, I will be back soon for more services, thank u! :)
Lee was very friendly and helpful in sorting out my brakes for me. Reasonable price too. Highly recommend
Friendly mechanic got the brake pads changed very quickly which was convinent. However, after speaking with another mechanic they said that as it was only the back break pads they would of charged me less than what I paid. Would go back again but would query the price.
Very happy with the service and friendliness. I was asked to bring my car down to have it checked first and then went ahead with the work. I have booked him for another job in the next two days. I would definitely recommend.
Overall a great service and top communication from this garage. Once quotes had been received I contacted them to see how quickly they could do the work, 2 days time was agreed which worked very well for me. Price went up at this point, the reason given for this was the supplier had provided the quote for the parts on a different vehicle, price was still competitive so was still happy. On collection of the car attempted to pay by card but was then advised that the cable for the card machine had broken, attempted to use it wirelessly with no luck. This then resulted in me having to set up a bank transfer to make payment which was a bit of an inconvenience as my bank then blocked the transfer as it was classes as unusual activity, I appreciate them doing this but it then resulted in further phone calls later in the week to confirm the transaction was fine. Overall very pleased with the work which was carried out in good time and they were very flexible when I could drop the car off, didn't want it all day and was happy with a drop off after lunch which was when it suited me. Would certainly 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 Dartford 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 18/10/2018 and 16/01/2019.
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.