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Good service, quick and was the price they quoted. Will definitely use again
Had a full service and MOT done - quoted £160 for that - had to have a bracket repaired/replaced on my exhaust - £30 - all works done in 3 and a half hours so very quick. Staff were friendly and informative too
gteat costomer care
good garage does the job well
I must say I am pleasantly surprised by the level of service this garage provides. They replied to my request first thing in the morning. I left my car around 10am and by end of day they had fully replaced my rusty and broken exhaust with a new one. Quote is perfectly reasonable if you take into account the price of the parts and the work required. Very helpful and friendly. Will recommend to anyone. Thank you very much!
Very well pleased no issues reported very pleasant staff ,, thank you
Brilliant customer service - No work required this time around
Friendly service, quickly completed and very reasonably priced!
Although I was advised prior to booking that the cost was different from quote received it still cost extra. Overall experience though was very good. Service completed on time and car was washed and vacuumed.
The guys at QwikLube are incredible! I'd read glowing reviews and feedback and was expecting great service already but the guys went ahead and surpassed that!
It was a different problem as to what I was originally told. ..glow plugs and an injector seal great service as they did it straight away . Would definitely use them again .
Service done on my Mercedes at a very reasonable price I will use again in the future.
Fantastic service and really quick to get in touch and sort the problem!
Reset all my fault codes and informed me their were no other issues with my car
Professional service, excellent communication and completed the job to high standard.
The guys were very accommodating and efficient. Very helpful when explaining that the nail in the tyre was at the shoulder of the tyre so therefore could not fix. Advised new tyre.
Professional above all
Job was done satisfactorily and old parts were shown as proof of what went wrong.
First time using D&G. Happy with the good communication, friendly welcome/collection and fair price. Would happily use again.
Great garage would recommend The Scot is very helpful
Good service from Derek
All was good, I will recommend the possibility of using a courtesy car as it is not very well connected by bus.
Prompt and friendly service at a reasonable price - it was the only time I've used this garage so far but based on that experience I'd definitely recommend it.
Iam very pleased with the the work done and the cost
Pete did a good job. I would definitely use him again.
Calliper, pads and discs for an amazing price with an outstanding service. Very happy and would definitely recommend to friends and family
Turned up early which was good, collected keys from house and went and assessed the fault, pinpointed straight away and fixed the problem in time allocated. Was a pure gentleman and won’t hesitate to use him again
First class service . Checked out the whole car as well as preforming the repair . Highly recommended and will be passing his number to friends and family .
highly recommended very friendly and helped me out there and then thankyou Jordan who carried out the job and definitely be using this garage from now on x
Great Job - was very understanding when i had an issue with my locking wheel nuts. Would highly recommend!
Arrived on time. Nice bloke to talk with. Took car away and done job as quick as possible. Would recommend Pete to anyone and will no doubt use him again.
Pete's done a cracking job. sourced the parts and fitted everything quickly and on time. will.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 Edinburgh 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 23/02/2019 and 24/05/2019.
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.