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Rang about a timing chain issue, collected the car next day and got the job done within 24 hours. Even picked the car up on a recovery truck to avoid further damage all included in the price. Also sorted a few minor bits like refilling AC which he did not charge for. Really does a good job, car sounds brand new, will use him again.
Brilliant service from start to finish Would definitely recommend and use again
Cheaper than the rest, good service
After speaking to Patrick yesterday he had my van picked up straight away and diagnosed within the hour. Finding a few things wrong he quoted a fair price and was professional throughout. My van was delivered back to me today and is now running better than it ever has. Thank you Patrick, extremely pleased with the service from start to finish! Will definitely be a returning customer.
Oh my word! Patrick is amazing and a life saver. He was calm, reassuring, helpful and sincere. I was going to continue looking for the cheapest option but after one phonecall with him - I was happy to proceed with the original quote. He told me what he would do - and he did it. He kept me updated and he took into consideration payment options, my location and urgency of my need..... an all round good bloke and the garage provided a great service. Very, very happy! ;-)
Excellent, efficient service
All serviced, quick and efficient.
They have done a good job
As usual car was collected and delivered with a very good job done on the car at a lower price than was quoted very pleased with this company and it’s employees
The guys at mmat we’re brilliant at helping me throughout my experience. From booking to keeping me informed all the way to picking my car up. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants a 10/10 service!
prompt service job well done
Nice job . on time and budget . communicated all the changes sent the photos of old and new components .will definitely recommend
A great service by really nice people that were obviously experts and could not have been more helpful. People that cared and were happy to be offering a very professional service at a great price. I think they should be proud of the service and helpful expertise they have.
Excellent quick service and great price.
Ade was very friendly & kept me informed as they worked on it. Took a bit longer than he originally thought but car looks as good as new.
When I saw my car I was soo happy, I took it to the car wash after getting my paintwork done and it just looked fresh and brand new! I was extremely please the work that they had done. The customer service was great, and I was really welcomed well! Anyone looking for good bodywork for a reasonable price, I highly recommend!
Very good communication and did exactly what they said and matched colour perfectly i would definitely use again for bodywork repairs.
Good price very quick. The door looks like nothing ever happened
Expert and professional service. They picked up and dropped off my car at no additional charge and kept me up to date throughout. Top class service and highly recommended!
Excellent garage, very honest and friendly, works completed and kept up to date with progress
Friendly service but didn't identify the fault
Full service for which I was also notified about extra cost of spark plugs Also required a brake fluid change as mot failure. Two new headlights that I provided had also to be attached to the vehicle. Excellent value.
Very good. Even dropped me to Shepperton station. Price was as agreed before the input.
someone came to collect my car and returned it within a few hours, very friendly and professional company
Good, reliable and on time. Provided honest transparent advice and a clear and competitive quote. Would highly recommend and use again.
Excellent customer service. Very pleased with the service - thank you
Quick and easy. Nice people who were able to help out and complete the job quickly.
Can't fault these guys in ANY way. Did the job in a couple of hours with photos of the before and after. Will definitely be back in future, highly recommend.
Carried out extra work for my and a very good price and first class customer service
Great Friendly service professional and quick would use them again guaranteed...
Jon and his team couldn’t help on this occasion since I have to deal with the manufacturer but they were helpful and I should be using them next time I need a service or some work done on my car.
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 London 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 26/05/2019 and 24/08/2019.
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.