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Nice friendly staff. Couldn’t solve problem I took the car in with so no charge. Even gave me details of somebody else who may be able to fix the problem
100% recommend anyone wanting there cars sorted here. Very professional throughout. Kept me update with everything they where doing, and advised certain things I could do to in relation to my car filters. I never felt forced into getting things done, that didn't need doing. Can't recommend these mechanics enough. Think the lad needs remedial coffee making though. Thanks all for a very professional service. See you in March for my MOT. Regards Dave (Not David)
Could not fix my problem but found me someone who could and delivered my car to them
Very friendly helpful staff. Took my golf in a for a full service, job was done to a great standard. Will defo be using these guys again.
Excellent service, friendly staff, couldn't rate highly enough. Small piece of advice, careful if you visit the Asda while you wait, it's like a bomb shelter and you will miss there phone call!
Always give first class service fully recommend anyone to use them
Excellent service , guys where extremely helpful... Will recommed
Brilliant Service. The check didn't take long and the mechanic sorted out my car issues straight away. Professional and friendly
Efficient, prompt and fantastic value for money. Will definitely be using them again!
Exactly as described. Recommended.
Hi, In'out' Warrington were good to give a decent quote. Being near to us we did accept it. To have our car Toyota Aygo Semi Automatic. Having accepted the quote , the garage booked us in. Unfortunately they could not fix the Clutch, being semi automatic. Which can be a tricky work. They phoned us back to explain straight away , they would not be able to fix the car. We were disappointed and down, they apologised. They were honest about the work, they did let us know before the car went in for repair. Therefore we would recommend the garage.
Helpful and friendly staff.
Great service and goid machanic
Absolutely delighted with the first class service I received today. James and the team took my car in for an MOT which I urgently needed doing and it was back with me within a couple of hours. I found them professional, friendly and the over all price with repairs was fantastic. I would not hesitate to go there again. Thanks.
got seen within 5 mins of arrival by the Paul the mechanic, was told it would be about 1 /1.5 hrs but only took around half an hour, was talked through tbe work carried our, would recommend 100%
I'm happy... thanks
Excellent service. Price was what was quoted will definitely use this garage again. Thank you.
Very good. In fact excellent. Got a couple of other issues fixed while i was there and it was no bother to them at all. I will be using this garage again.
Friendly and quick
Was originally a £25 MOT .they called me to inform me that i needed new window wipers £(22) and near side balance bar (£65) at the end of the day its on the road
These guys are very professional done an excellent job on my full service plus other bits that were needed also identified another problem with full diagnostic report both service price and communication was excellent kept in touch throughout the day would definitely recommend these guys very happy with both service and price,
Very good fixed my power steering car running excellent
brilliant set of lads .... sent me a video explaining what was wrong and then rang me with the jobs and price to make sure i was happy with it.
Hi there added a engine flush to service which was extra £20 happy with print out probably use for next mot overall good garage happy
Found the service from the staff to be first class.Took my vehicle in at 10.30 for an 11.00 appointment,service and MOT all done by 1.00 pm.Where I used to have it done had to take vehicle in for 9.00am and I would be phoned when ready,usually 4/5.00pm
Clean and efficient
Fantastic staff very quick and efficient aswell as polite!! Definitely would recommend to anyone.
Very competitive price! Friendly, professional and it was done in under an hour on my driveway! Would definitely recommend full throttle autos!
Excellent. Reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend to all my friends a family. No hesitation going back myself for any work in the future I need doing.
Just took my car in to have new brake discs and pads fitted, well happy with service received and at a great price as well , would definitely recommend this garage and will be going back in the future.
Guys there are very helpful and kind. When I got there we find out that the damage was bigger than we though and still they manage to deliver my car fixed on the same date. Definitely recommended!
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 St Helens 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 26/10/2018 and 24/01/2019.
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.