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Great garage - very personal service and the team try their best to accommodate all requests.
Took my car in for a service and mot all the staff were very friendly and very help full with good communication. Me and the wife will definitely be using them from now on.
Really happy with Fast Fit, had a diagnostic and subsequent wheel bearing changed. The team were super accommodating completing my work before i needed my car. The receptionist was charming, and didn't charge for the diagnostic either. overall a really pleasant experience. Will definately return!!
Reasonable price! Had my wee Twingo moted and serviced (+ a fix). Everything was arranged easily. Friendly guy called me to confirm a fix, had my car ready on time. I will go again for sure!
great service, great customer service, great advises. Thank you for waste your time listening my car's problems. I will come back again if I need you in the future!!
Fixed my initial problem on car, they even collected it from my house as I was at work. Cost me around 30 pound, one problem was my car mats were covered in grime afterwards I don't mind the car exterior coming back dirty but the original mats are stained and I found a food box half eaten left in the rear passenger foot well. If you don't mind cleaning up food and grime stuck in your cream floor mats then this is the place to use.
Very good smart repair on bodywork of my car
Great service, booked through website first thing in the morning, car was booked in and fixed with two hours! Very friendly staff and very helpful, got me back on the road in no time. Thank you very much!
Very happy, Rahul
Such quick and efficient work from Adam at the garage. I was able to drop my car off that same day after thinking my head gasket had gone which is what I was told from another garage and i received my car back later that evening all fixed. However Adam found that my head gasket was fine and it was instead a different job that needed doing which costed me a whole lot less than what I thought I’d have to pay. Couldn’t recommend the garage enough!
Clutch Done in 7 hours. Chris was great.
Original quote before taking on the job was £265, which I spoke to Chris and agreed to. After inspection, the job was smaller than originally thought. Chris kept me in the loop the whole time, in a friendly a professional manner. Great service and honesty. Will definitely recommend and return. Thank you Chris and A1 team.
They were excellent, everyone was so very helpful!
The service was good, I picked my car up on the same day, and I have a warranty for the clutch for 2 years..
Brilliant and quickly finished
Excellent workmanship, very patient guys. Stored my car whilst I sourced the parts. Experts at panel alignment, dent removal and resprays. Definitely would recommend. 10/10 Thank you!
Friendly competent staff , good price for work
GREAT JOB! Can't believe the car looks like new. Both Dany and co were very polite and kept me informed every step of the way. Big job only took a couple of days. No question would recommend to any and everyone! Cheers Guys!!!
Good service. Just they didn’t give me receipt for the whole repair. I need to go there and ask for receipt as I need it for tax assessment.
Awesome service, and quick turn around.
Had a MOT and service for a great price!.Was quick and efficient, and even cleaned my car aswell which was a nice bonus.Great customer service and would definitely recommend this garage.
Great service came and collected and dropped off car only critisism is they don’t accept card payments which would have been more convienient but will definitely be using them again
Fantastic customer service. I chose this garage as they have signed up to Trust My Garage and had good reviews. My experience was great, and they even cleaned my car for free! Have already recommended to family. Will be returning.
Would recommend to anyone very quick professional service and helpful staff.
Very happy with the service I received, kept to my time and price quoted. Evan cleaned the car. David.
I can not recommend the service, speed and value enough. I will be using ‘The Mechanic ‘ in the future.
Very friendly and courteous. Prompt service. Got you back on the road in a reasonable time.
Quoted £375 for cambelt and that was final price. I was also quoted for water pump, brakes (all round) MOT and broken coil spring discovered during testing. Quotes were very good and having everything done at the same time there saved me a bit on labour costs. Overall i was very pleased with this garage, good customer care and great job done. Big THANK YOU to Tony and partner. Would recommend and call on again for more work.
Excelllent Service, very efficient. Came to the house to carry out the work. Would 100% recommend this garage.
The guys were fantastic. Came out on Bank holiday and spend around 4 hours thoroughly sorting my brakes out. Can't recommend them enough!
There was a confusion about the total cost but job was done nicely and in time.
Really good price, quick and efficient and great workmanship. Highly recommend and would definitely use these people again. Thanks very much.
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 Solihull 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 16/08/2018 and 14/11/2018.
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.