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Great service, for straight on the the job kept me informed about what was needed to get my car back on the road and managed to save me money from the quote.
All 4 spark plugs were replaced, as requested. Staff were friendly and helpful and the work was performed quickly and to a great standard.
Very friendly staff and professional
Done on time and on budget. Car drives well, thanks!
I have used this garage a few times and I have recommended to my freinds. They offer good value for money and are really friendly. I found them through, who can fix my car.com initially chosen on price, but better than some of the others I tried.
Good staff, very welcoming and knowledgeable in their field
Great price, great service. Quoted a price for new brake pads, not only were they the cheapest and one of the best rated, but on completion the final bill was cheaper than quoted. Will be back again.
The clutch was also replaced after breakdown. Good service and price.
Excellent service, price, friendly and accommodating, will highly recommend to friends and family
Very good. Great customer service and happy with the work. Will be using for any future works
They gave me the best price for full service and brake pad replacements. Very friendly and helpful people. I would definitely recomend this garage.
Great service great customer service did clutch and flywheel on a mini John cooper works very quickly will deffo use again
Fantastic service, will be back, Thank you lads
Happy with the work and very reasonable price
They got me into my service fast and was very nice when I turned up.. But I will say if you do not know about cars and or your own car they will try and tell you that things need replacing or doing on the car when they really don't need doing it was lucky that I know and have worked on cars myself once they realised I new what I was talking about they stopped trying to push that things needed replacing on my car.. Ladies be careful
Yep as good as ever...well done.
Will use again.
When they went to change the light of the mirror, they broke it.
Superb service. Speedy resolution and great communication throughout - even kept my car overnight as I didn’t want to drive it with a faulty alternator. This place is a hidden gem
Best costumer service and kleen service done to my car. They're great
Fast and efficient service thank you
they done the work to a high stardared and found another problem which they explain and sorted it the same day would recommend
Fast and quality work. Changed my cambelt and identified and fixed another existing fault. Thank you
These guys stepped in last minute and had my van back in 24hrs , even lent me a car . Good communication informing me how much and how quickly they could get it done. They also checked my vehicle over and advised me on things that'll need doing , an honest appraisal. Good stuff .
Excellent service highly recommended
Very fast completing the job. Very friendly service! Curtsey car given too! Very happy with the service I received! Thank you guys
Really good, quick and professional service. Fully explained the extras required to complete the job and I got my car back within 24 hours
the staff were very friendly and very good at what they do .they keeper me up to date with how everything was going car is her at now guys very satisfied and thank you
Great Garage, very happy with the work I had done. Friendly helpful staff. Bill was as quoted. Would recommend
Excellent service definitely go there again and i would recommend you thanks
Good communication, great price, quick repair. Highly recommended.
Sound bloke. service and brakes for bmw no problems will be using 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 Nottingham 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 19/10/2018 and 17/01/2019.
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.