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Professional and efficient service
Excellent experience. Good price, very friendly and helpful
Picked up on time and delivered 45 mins early! Fabulous Washed and vac too Definitely recommend
Got done with the first service with this garage. I think it was good.
Finally got my service done. Staff very efficient and friendly deffo use again. Only blip was that after having my anti freeze done, the next day i had a warning that coolant was low. No issues topped it up but will mention to staff nxt time
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.
Excellent service and very friendly. Everything was made clear (parts, prices, etc.). No hidden charges.
Really pleased that I’ve found this garage!! Fast repair and gave me a courtesy car! Highly recommended
A job wellndone. Thank you
Air con regasing was quick and efficient. Mechanic was welcoming.
I would recommend this garage. excellent customer services and Badar waited after closing hours for me to collect my car.
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.
happy with the final price
First class service for our mini. Will definitely use again
Did the job just right and not too pricey. I would recommend anyone!
Great service provided for our daughters Mini Cooper, swift turn around and good communication by Tony. We will certainly use you again in the future.
Excellent alround would definitely recommend bj bannings great service I will keep going back thks 10 out of 10
Good Customer Service
Very pleased with the service great friendly staff
Really great service, took great care with the cr. I was very pleased. The only thing is that they did double book me but managed to get it done anyway so everything was good.
Excellent service. They completed MOT and were very friendly and helpful with informing me what needed to be completed to pass the MOT
Gareth was brilliant from start to finish!!! Really nice lad and very good at his job. Brakes and discs fitted at my home and I will be using him again!!! Highly recommended for price and service.
Quoted very reasonable price. Very good prompt service from start to finish Very knowledgeable guy. Would highly recommend and I will be using him again.
Brilliant service. I haven't come a company like yours in a long time with your drop-off service free of charge without even asking for it. Great Job
Was really reliable. Work was done and compleated on my drive at home. And I am pleased with the service.
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 Sutton Coldfield 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 24/10/2018 and 22/01/2019.
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.
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