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What a fantastic garage kept us informed and price was very good. Will definitely us them again. Fantastic job.
Amazing guys. So prompt and genuine with their work. Easy to talk to and got the job done the same day. Gave me a curtousy car even though I didn’t use it in the end. Will definitely recommend and go back again. Thanks guys. A****
Very quick picked up the next day and good value
Very good. Job done as agreed. Major service and some extra work done too.
Excellent service friendly and helpful
Great job at a great price easy to deal told me they would ring and said car would be ready at 4 and it was would go here again
Speedy reply and sorted the problem for a reasonable price. WhoCanFixMyCar proved incredibly useful as I'd been looking around for a local garage for a few days without any luck.
As usual top quality work done in a timely manner. Excellent communication and advice given on top. will go back again and again. Prices are reasonable
Always use this garage now. Have had a few things done to my car and They are amazing. Excellent customer service!
Saved £130 on halfords quote to get my car through the mot and completed on time so no complaints, happy with service
Very accommodating to get my car in within half an hour of calling.
They picked up my car from my work and dropped back off before I finished which was very convenient for me and friendly service would definetly use them again
So Glad i found this garage! Car Broke down just after Xmas Day and Craigs Garage was the Only Garage that made a bid on my Job - considering it was Boxing Day I got a message in the evening with a quote! Next Day they came to collect my Car took it to get it repaired and went to pick it up the following Day (They offered a recovery service to pick up and also drop off) Staff and Owner are Super Friendly polite and professional and Price is Excellent and service is 5** Star If you get a bid from this Garage then award them the job for sure they will do an excellent job - Best so far i have found in Gloucestershire and they come up much better and cost effective than some of the other "Chains" and "Independent Garages" I shall now be using them from now on for all my Car work and will recommend them Thank you so much! :-)
I am happy with the work done on my BMW handbrake by Craigs garage and have no hesitation in recommending them.
there was a mix up between Craig and myself ref booking in car and leaving the keys. I should of have MOT on monday and it never got done to Tuesday. Craig was bit upset over this, so he ensured that not only he upgraded my service to to a higher level service (which included change of oil filter and spark plugs) at no cost to me. He also dropped car off at my house when job was finished. Really good job on car, service excellent and MOT passed 2nd time. He replaced headlight bulbs, at a small cost to me but did not charge labor . this is impressive as i have renault megane and they are v difficult to replace bulbs. Overall i found craigs service and dedication excellent. My only moan is i never found him sooner. I have lived in Gloucester for 5 years but moving up north at end of next month. I can guarantee that if I was staying in Gloucester I would be using Craig all the time for work on my car thank you for excellent service Craig
They were prompt; communicated well and got the car fixed within a couple of hours. Thanks guys!
Job done on time great
Great Service and Super Garage, would definitely recommend! Having been ripped off at another garage - i went to DT Motors and i am delighted i did! They were efficient, cost effective (third of the price of the other places) and great service. Definitely recommend for work & MOT
Excellent service. Showed all new parts for car and all the corresponding removed parts afterwards. Thorough service that took just under 2 hours. Will certainly use again. Great work guys.
I needed to find a good local garage since moving here. DT motors was prompt and responsive with messages. The quote given for an exhaust job was accurate. Other prices are very competitive and realistic - I now have my car booked in for another job and will definitely be recommending this garage to friends and famiy.
Great price which was exactly as quoted. Very friendly service - highly recommended
Perfect as always
Having recently moved into the area we have used a couple of garages, but have now found a "gem" in Se7en Service & Repairs. Not only did they complete all the work necessary but, typically, on the way there we noticed something else wrong with the car. Without any issues they were able to trace the fault and fix this as well as all the other work and in the same timescales. You couldn't ask for more than that - I would highly recommend Se7en as they kept us informed all the way through the service, MOT and the additional work. Thank you for such brilliant service.
would highly recommend this garage, got back to me very quickly sorted out a repair day, job done while i waited for price quoted, very helpful and friendly would most diffinately use this garage again. Thanks Se7en
Would highly recommend. Great bunch of lads, fantastic service.
Even with a technician down, they were still able to service and carry out the MOT on the same day. Great service
Amazing service! Couldn't fault it, even topped up the screen wash without asking/charging which was really nice. Small things like that make a huge difference!
Get service/ called us and let us know the extras that the service would cost. Kept hold of the car overnight as picking it up became a problem
Excellent service and MOT with details of what has been checked and replaced during the service. Also provided advice that wheel need balancing and was carried out on same day. The price was reasonable for all the work carried out. Would certainly recommend this garage.
All good, no problem
Good communication. Very honest. Free delivery and collection. Very modern great service. Kept to price agreed. Friendly and can't recommend highly enough. Will be using again
Excellent service, will use again. Easy to get fixed price quote. Easy to get appointment. Job done by the estimated time. Car washed as well.
I couldn't fault these guys at all. They gave me the best quote by a mile, responded to messages very quickly and had my car in and out within 2 hours. Helpful, honest advice and absolutely no scaremongering as I'd experienced with my car dealership. Will be using them from now on!
Amazing service at a brilliant price - picked up my car and dropped it back on the same day, brake pads and discs changed at less than half the dealer price, and even changed the wiper blades for free to get the car through its MOT! Thank you - will definitely use again,
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.