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Job done. Car drives better now. Very reliable service. Recommended
Very good service and the car is running much better
Very friendly staff,Girl at reception know what she was talking about and was very helpful as was the young lad at the counter 5* from me and thanks again.
A job well done
Very friendly and helpful front desk. I would have given 5* but the work was delayed. However a mechanic came in on the bank holiday to finish the job which I really appreciated
Very friendly staff, always a pleasure.
Excellent service, friendly staff
I would highly recommend using this garage. Top class efficient service provided and excellent value for money. I don't think you could find a better garage.
Price charged was for AC recharge and clean, replace cabin filter and a can of aircon odour bomb spray. Work was done quickly by friendly members of staff. Very happy to leave good feedback. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Good professional Lads
They did a brilliant job. Saved a fortune compared to taking it into VW main dealer. Gave me the old parts that were taken off the vehicle. No hesitation to say I would use them again.
Great garage, highly recommended. Got in touch with me swiftly after booking through this site, friendly to deal with. Very small issue with parts from the supplier, absolutely no fault of the garage but they stepped up and rectified it before I even had the car back and kept me updated. it's situations like that which show how good a garage is and they did it well. Certainly will use them again in the future and recommended to family and friends.
Great customer service and a job well done. Would recommend to anyone
Professional and efficient service at a competitive price. Fills you with confidence.
Great price great staff team will be visiting again !
Excellent! Fast and efficient ! Will definitely use again !
Very friendly and thorough with their work. Would recommend to anyone
Very helpful and friendly staff will definitely use them again and reasonably priced can’t fault them.
Found the problem that my usual garage couldn't and provided a price that competed with it. Final price came back cheaper that originally quoted so happy with their service. Full advice given afterwards to prevent reoccurrence. Would recommend in the future.
Great smooth service. Booked in and even kept it overnight as couldn't make it to collect same day. Female friendly too
Excellent service, would recommend this garage.
Good customer relations from the garage
Great service quick and easy had my car back within two hours
Excellent service. Told them of the problem (needed a new wheel bearing). Wasn't sure which wheel, but they tested and replaced without any problems at all. Kept fully informed during the day. Will definitely be using again.
Excellent service and did not rip me off, in fact I was given a discount.
Absolutely amazing service, BMW 3 series full brake pads and discs change and were miles cheaper from the rest. Can see why now they got 5 stars from everyone else. Deff going back there if I have any issue with my car.
Very good and quick work. By far the lowest quote. Highly recommended.
Quick response via Whocanfixmycar.com. Friendly staff and a good job. Would use again and recommend to others
Very good work by L & J Autos. Excellent value too. Highly recommended.
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.