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Amazing!! Booked the car in about 2 days before. Collected after 8am and was back on the drive by 12pm. Cost the exact amount I was quoted. Superb friendly service. 10/10 Thank you!!
Really great service again, communications was great (even if my phone signal was rubbish), and the only extra on the cost was for a blown lamp. Thanks guys
Great friendly service
Absolutely fantastic service; friendly, professional and they kept me informed every step of the way. Very reasonably priced and trustworthy, too. Highly recommend.
Nathan was brilliant. Came within 48 hours and was the first to respond to our request. He came out after normal work hours once we were home from work. Will definately use again.
clean, tidy, no work done which didn't need doing.
There was a fault with the pad sensor so they didn’t need changing... so pleased as done mechanics may have just gone ahead and casnged them ,..would definitely recommend Nathan to anyone who needs a mechanic.
Excellent, worked around my work shifts and fixed a day earlier. Highly recommended!
Very happy with service, competitive price. Slight issue over reservation make sure you check the date tallys if booking via email. Would use again.
Just got the right place to go
Amazing company. Quick, efficient and friendly. Would 100% recommend using either for a quick fix or regular maintenance. I will definitely be using A & J Lawrence again.
Messed up first booking but was fine on the second. Good price. Accurate pricing.
Really great loved the job they done
Great service, by knowledgeable friendly guys. Glad to find the garage had members of staff who were ex BMW service department staff- this gave me great piece of mind that the car was going to be fixed to a high standard. Had a list of jobs, and this was all finished within a day- Will be returning so long as I'm stationed down in the area. Thanks guys!
PGS were fantastic. Took my daughters car in, conducted their diagnostic check, ascertained a faulty battery. Replaced the battery in super quick time. Keep us informed of the progress. Highly recommended. Thank you very much to PGS staff, you guys were great.
Excellent garage all done at short notice would recommend this garage to anyone honest and reliable
First time using and would highly recommend.price as quoted and polite service
Fantastic garage looked after my Mrs excellently couldn't do enough for her would recommend this garage to all outstanding service will definitely use again
Absolutely great service. Was really happy with the price and the guys did the work really efficiently. Would definitely recommend and use again!
Great pair of mechanics, very friendly helpful and extremely knowledgeable would highly recommend and use them again as convienience of them coming to you is excellent thanks again Paul
Excellent service finished the job very quickly and good communication also they were very friendly would recommend.
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;
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