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Brake Pad, Brake Disc and ABS work is essential to your safety, but can be pricey, which is where we come in. Tell us what's required, and friendly, reviewed and rated garages in London will competitively quote for the work required - so you can be sure of getting great value. We also offer London Clutch Replacement and London Servicing.

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Top garages for Vauxhall Brake Repairs in London (1,707 found)
Brothers Mobile Mechanics
146 Jobs Completed
Hackney
4.1 / 5

Established in 2017, Brothers Mobile Mechanics has been providing an efficient are reliable mobile repair service in Hackney and surrounding areas. Wherever you are, be it work or home, we can come at a time that is convenient to you. With past experience working for main dealers, we have a vast amount of knowledge for a range of makes and models.

Although we are mobile, we have access to a fantastic workshop when required and offer a collection and delivery service if your vehicle needs to take a visit to the workshop. Apart from your standard class 4 vehicle, we also carry out repairs and services on light commercial vehicles. All our parts come with a standard manufacturer warranty.

Eagle Autos
1438 Jobs Completed
South Wimbledon
4.8 / 5

Eagle Autos provide a personalised quality service for all makes and models and include cars that are still within the manufacturer’s warranty period and also cars that are over 3 years old.
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You now have the freedom to use garages other than main dealers to have your car serviced and still maintain the manufacturers warranty, so long as you use manufacturers genuine parts.
Regulations are now in place to maintain quality and standards, but giving you the option to save money on your vehicle maintenance.
Eagle Autos comply with these new regulations.
We also give the personal service that the main dealer does not offer.
We comply with these new regulations so come to us .. you will see the difference

Ade Auto Repairs
1445 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Ade Auto Repairs.
We understand that in society today people depend a lot on their vehicles, and if they breakdown, you want the repair and maintenance of your car to be of the highest quality, making sure that your vehicle performs to its highest standard.
Ade Auto Repairs is a friendly and efficiently run business with over 30 years of experience in the trade.
We believe in providing the highest level of service and repair, an unbeatable service at a competitive price.most of our customers visits us as a result of the recommendation of previous customers, so when you need a garage you can rely on, come to us. Knowing that when your vehicle is off the road, you want it back in action as soon as possible without compromising the safety and standard of repair.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
1904 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

NCC Vehicle Solutions
25 Jobs Completed
Oxted
5.0 / 5

I began my mechanical career 18 years ago with Peugeot, where I completed my apprenticeship, and then spent a further 2 years. I then went on to work in several independent garages gaining experience working on all makes and models of vehicles, before deciding to start my own company. I set up NCC Vehicle Solutions back in 2015, carrying out work as a mobile mechanic at a location and time to suit you, or offering free collection and delivery and fixing your car within my workshop.

I have specialist knowledge of Peugeot, BMW and Vauxhall vehicles, but to be honest I have worked on all different vehicles over the years and I am confident I can get your vehicle road worthy ASAP regardless. I only use good quality parts and I guarantee all of my work.

Auto Plaza Ltd
433 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Hello and Welcome to our new place Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB67LH, Auto Plaza ! To our new location ...

We are proud to be announced London and National TOP Performer Garage in West London. We will do our best to satisfy your needs whether is just annual service or any vehicle body repair.

We offer Collection and Drop off Service ( charge will apply)

For NON FAULT ACCIDENTS

If you had a non fault accident, we can help you! Whether you drive a car, a van or a motorbike, we will handle your claim; supplying you with a replacement vehicle, dealing with the other driver's insurers, and getting you full compensation for your injuries and other losses. Even if you only have Third Party cover, we will still lend you a courtesy car, and deal with all aspects of your car accident claim.

We file your car accident claim directly with the other insurers, so we save you paying any Policy Excess! We recover all uninsured losses, including lost earnings. Even if you were uninsured, we will recover repair costs, if there is an injury claim involved.We file your car accident claim directly with the other party's insurers, so we protect your No Claims Bonus and save you paying any insurance policy excess! We will recover all uninsured losses, including loss of earnings, and even if you are uninsured we will recover your repair costs, or car value, if there is an injury claim involved.

We will repair your car WITH ALL GENUINE PARTS FROM DEALERSHIP !

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Our details are Auto Plaza Ltd, Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB6 7LA,Perivale,London.

Auto Plaza Ltd (London) is a long established garage with a loyal customer base. We offer the best value garage services and our repairs are guaranteed for 24 months or 20,000 miles if we supply parts from our suppliers We specialise in all car brands; both classic and modern.
We are the premiere destination for customers that expect excellence.
Fully qualified mechanics that will only use quality parts and oils. We get it right first time, every time!
For convenience we are open 6 days a week. and for Sunday we need to book you in before to get parts .
Many years of experience in the motor repair industry means that we can offer you a wide range of knowledge on cars and their faults.
We do also car accident repair from little scratches up to huge collision involved .

If you have had a major accident we can offer a full repair service for both private and insurance customers. No matter how extensive the damage is, our highly qualified workforce can repair it to the highest standard using the latest technology and skills. If the accident wasn't your fault, call us and we can ensure you get the best possible outcome and not the insurance company, all at no cost to you. We deal with the entire legal process, storage, injury compensation and arrange a free like-for-like hire car ..

Had an accident and making a claim on your car insurance?

Then you need to make a call to us BEFORE you call your insurance company. We can take all of the stress and hassle out of the situation, getting you a better quality repair, much sooner than if you went through your

You have the right to choose!

The Office of Fair Trading agreed with the British Board of Motor Insurers that car insurance policy holders have the right to choose who repairs their vehicle. You do not have to go with the garage your insurance company are telling you to just because it is cheaper for them.

If your vehicle is unroadworthy, we will keep your car safely, and have a like-for-like replacement delivered to an address that is convenient for you. We will minimize the amount of time you are without a vehicle, and the disruption to everyday life that it would otherwise cause.

Then sit back and relax working with Auto Plaza ltd is easy, we do all the work to get your car back on the road as quickly as possible. We organise everything. We make all the phone calls and deal with the entire claim process. You won't be side tracked and pushed from pillar to post by the insurance company, which would otherwise delay your repair. We have the necessary contacts, and the knowledge and experience to avoid these situations. Just call us BEFORE you speak with your insurer.

We can repair and repaint all those annoying scuffs, dents, chips, rust patches or scratches that spoil your car, on all of your cars panels, including bumpers, bonnets, wings and doors. We also offer a first class same day service for appropriate repairs. Our many longstanding regular customers are testament to the quality, value and service that we provide. We also carry out dent and scratch repairs on fleet, hire, and Motability cars, saving you a costly return penalty.

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Creekside Auto Repair Centre
10 Jobs Completed
Greenwich London
3.7 / 5

MOT station, Vehicle repair centre, Clutch & gearbox centre Servicing, Diagnostic, Home start, Relay and roadside assistance

Top Mechanics Ltd
38 Jobs Completed
Iver
4.2 / 5

Here at Top Mechanics LTD we specialise in working on Fords, Volkswagens, Toyotas, Mercedes’, Audis and BMW’s and whether it’s clutch Replacements, Timing Belt Changes, Brakes, DPF Cleaning, Head gasket work, gearbox service, engine service, air conditioning recharge, remapping or Car body/accident repairs we guarantee our trained technicians and mechanics will only provide the highest quality work to get your vehicle back on the road and running smooth with no problems. All labour and parts we provide come with a 12-month warranty to assure you we are confident that any work we have done on your vehicle will hold up.

We also offer a collection and delivery service for those in 5 miles of our garage as well as transfers to local transport links for the convenience of our customers.

Gtr Repair Centre
26 Jobs Completed
edmonton
5.0 / 5

Gtr repair centre hosts 3 up to date mechanical repair ramps and mot station along with tyres it is a one stop garage for A to Z auto needs

VJM Motors ltd
84 Jobs Completed
MIDDLESEX
4.8 / 5

An independent garage based in Southall West London. With trained and accredited technicians. Able to offer motor vehicle repairs, servicing and diagnostics for a reasonable price.

Promod Works
83 Jobs Completed
London,Chessington
5.0 / 5

We are car and bike specialists that has been in the automotive scene for more than 13 years , with a lot of experience and professionalism ,been dealing with one of the biggest VW Main Dealerships in London , and with Morgan as well .We have our own 3 carl garage , we've dealt with importing parts and accessories , we have 5 race car builds , 2 race bike builds , years of tuning and working on performance cars , road cars , road bikes , diagnostics , software , pretty much anything in the automotive sector for the last 13 years.

SMS Motors
1137 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.7 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much more.

Our experienced mechanics have various RMI/ATA accreditations and are always on hand to provide the help and advice that you need to get your vehicle back to full health. We have valuable links within the motor trade industry and aim to provide good value for money on all products and services.

SMS Autocare are proud members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the Trust My Garage scheme. All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 mile parts and labour guarantee and we offer our customers a FREE collection and delivery service within 15 miles.

Best Motors Coachworks LTD
24 Jobs Completed
london
4.7 / 5

We at Best Motors service centre have been providing our customers and the general public our superb service each and every time for 25+ years. We are a officially VAT registered Mercedes Benz garage.
We are open from 8.30 to 6 on weekdays and on Saturday from 8.30 to 2.
We undertake all jobs for all cars at all ages, our elite team will attend to all your cars needs from mechanical to electrical to MOTS.

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Slough
98 Jobs Completed
Slough
4.4 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC.

For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service with over 70 fully trained mechanics ready to fix your car at home or work, saving you the time and fuss of driving to a garage.

For major jobs we also operate repair workshops and offer courtesy cars to use whilst we fix your car.

The Westbourne name is synonymous with convenience, efficiency, courtesy and great value and all of our repairs carry a nationwide guarantee.

We are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call.

P D Vehicle Services Ltd
53 Jobs Completed
hackbridge
4.8 / 5

PD Vehicle Services Ltd was formed in 2011 by Pep and Dan, two highly skilled individuals already very well established within the motor trade. Both dreamed of opening their own garage, with the aim of becoming one of the largest, most well-respected and well-equipped independent garages in the area.

Since opening PD Vehicle Services, Pep and Dan have expanded the garage into what you see today; a workshop full of the latest diagnostic and testing equipment, including state of the art camera measured four wheel alignment equipment and a multi class MOT Bay that can test mopeds, motorcycles, cars, minibuses, motorhomes and 3.5t vans.

With ten Ramps, including two 5.5 ton commercial ramps, two floor level flush mounted ramps for low sports cars and a dedicated diagnostic bay, PD Vehicle Services Ltd now employ ten members of staff full time, with two members reception staff and a full time driver.

PD Vehicle Services are an accredited Bosch service centre having to meet stringent standards to carry the Bosch brand, we are also are an RAC Approved repairer as well as an AA Approved garage.

Serving local residents with privately owned vehicles to national fleet contracts running huge fleets of vehicles for ‘household name’ companies, the workshop caters for all types of vehicle maintenance and repairs. We also carry out warranty repair work for major companies such as warranty wise, the AA, Warranty direct and the RAC.

We can offer you a whilst you wait service on all servicing jobs, with a turnaround of no more than 2 hours, depending on the job. This service MUST be pre-booked as we will need to have the parts already waiting for your arrival in the garage. We have a very large and comfortable waiting room at your disposal which offers comfortable sofas, a TV with Netflix, refreshments, a work station with Wi-Fi available should you need to work. Nothing is too much trouble so please feel free to get in touch and ask any questions.

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Brake Repairs Vauxhall Garages in London
Frequently asked questions
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How much do Brake Repairs in London cost?

Brake Repair prices will vary depending on whether you need brake pads, brake discs, ABS Sensors or something more involved. The average price in London is around £130.
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What are the most common London Brake Repairs?

The most common London Brake Repairs are Replacement Brake Pads and Replacement Brake Discs. If your ABS Light is on then you may need an ABS Sensor correction as well. Finally issues with your Brake Servo or Brake Master Cylinder are rare, but not unheard of.
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How long do London Brake Repairs take?

A set of Brake Pads can be fitted in under one hour, and the same is true of brake discs. However we advise not to rush these things as brakes are an essential safety item on your car.
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How can I prolong the life of my brakes?

Prolonging brakes is all about your driving style. Under braking, your brake pads and brake disc (or brake drum on some cars) rub together, creating friction and slowing the car. The less braking in your driving, the slower your brakes will wear. You should 'coast' or use engine braking where you can, and avoid sudden braking. Finally if your brake pads are worn, they will wear your brake discs faster, and vice versa, so don't leave them to wear prematurely.

How do car brakes work?

The braking system in a car is responsible for bringing your vehicle to a stop while you’re driving.

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.

Brake Fault Symptoms

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.

Here are the tell-tale sounds and signs to look out for if your cars brakes have an issue.

Metallic grinding noise

This may be caused by worn out brake pads. If they are so worn down, metal will be clutching metal to stop, so the noise will not be pleasant!

Squeaking brakes

This is caused if there is friction being created from the linings of the brakes which will lead to further damage being caused to the brake pads, brake linings, brake drums and rotors.

If you have squeaking brakes you could even have a stone or debris stuck in between the brake caliper and the brake pad, though this is rare.

If you would like to know more about why my brakes are squeaking, we have written a full guide for you to understand what do do and how much the repair would be to fix squeaking brakes.

All you have to do to find out why your brakes are squeaking is clicking here

Fading of low brake pedal

This can be caused by three issues, leakage in the system, air getting into the brake linings or there is a need to adjust the brake.

You will know if there is a problem if you need to pump the brakes to just stop the car, alternatively if the pedal sinks all the way to the floor when the car is stopped the problems listed above are the most likely to be causing issue.

Pulling to one side

This happens when you have a damaged brake line, have worn the brake linings down or have uneven linings.

If you can feel brakes dragging, this is likely to be caused by contaminated fluid being in the system or the brakes not being adjusted properly.

Abnormal brake behaviour

If the brake pedal feels mushy, spongy or is slow to sink to the floor, there is a good chance that the master cylinder is to blame. The cylinder is the part responsible for applying pressure to the brakes so when that pressure is not there, there is a high chance that the master cylinder is the problem.

Contaminated brake fluid

If the rubber seals on a master cylinder break down over time, the debris and lack of effectiveness of the part will result in the contamination of brake fluid, which turns dark brown or black in the eventuality of seal degradation.

Check engine light switched on

If the engine warning light switches on, there are a huge variety of problems which could be the cause including the master cylinder. Modern cars carry a huge number of pressure sensors to detect issues within the engine. If there is a pressure change, it could be the result of the master cylinder breaking.

As soon as you notice any of these problems, it is vital that you address the issue.

A mechanic is best qualified to carry out checks due to the variety of components, fluids and materials used to make up a braking system.

If you choose to ignore a drop in performance, you are putting your vehicle and everybody inside at risk.

Top Tips for Brake Repair

When you have your brakes repaired, it is also important to ensure that you and your mechanic keep the following points in mind.

When you are having your brake pads replaced, you should also have your discs replaced and ensure each axle has its own new set.

During the first 200km the performance of your new brakes may not be tip top as they need to ‘bed in’ you should therefore avoid heavy braking if it can be helped during this time.

After the installation you should also pump the brake pedal until it becomes stiff to break the new equipment in however you should also ensure the wheels freely rotate when the pedal is not pushed down.

By following this advice you will ensure your brakes serve your vehicle in the best possible way.

Brake Pads and Discs

Brake pads and discs are the most common form of brake repair. The brake discs spin with your car's wheels and the brake pads are pushed against the discs when you apply the brake pedal in order to bring your car to a halt.

For more information visit our brake pads and discs page.

Brake Caliper

Brake calipers hold the brake pads against the discs when the brakes are applied so a car cannot come to a stop without them being fully operational.

The brake caliper acts like a clamp when bringing the car to a stop and it needs to be able to grip the disc properly and apply enough pressure to work properly.

Brake caliper repair can consist of fixing the existing part, however, there is a high chance that the brake caliper will be replaced if there is a major problem as refurbishing a brake caliper or attempting to apply a fix may not completely repair the part.

Brake Fluid

Brake fluid is critical for the brake system and brake fluid problems are common when it comes to brake repairs. If the brake fluid drops below a certain level, a drivers ability to bring a car to a halt will drop rapidly. This often happens due to a leak as a result of rust.

Brake fluid will always be checked during a full service or an MOT and if the level is too low, a mechanic will check for a leak as this is the most common cause of low brake fluid.

If you have not had a full service and you are not due an MOT for a good while, it is always good practice to check your own car fluid levels, including brake fluid levels. The brake fluid container is located beneath the hood of the car and close to the bottom of the windshield. Check the brake fluid level by unscrewing the lid and peering into the container. Our fluid levels guide gives more information on checking your brake fluid.

ABS Brakes

An anti-lock braking system is used by many modern cars. This method of braking has been implemented as a safety measure as it allows a car to maintain tractive contact with the road as the brakes are applied and a car comes to a stop.

If you are wandering how do you use ABS brakes, then don’t worry, the ABS braking system is automatically applied to a car when the brakes are pressed, you don’t need to do anything different.

Cars with an ABS system will also be subject to the ABS light coming on at one time or another and if this happens, you need to take the car to a garage to have the issue looked at as the system may no longer be fully operational. If the ABS light AND brake light switch are on at the same time, it is critically important that you get to a local garage as soon as possible.

Brake Rotors

Brake rotors is another name for brake discs and if you would like more information on this subject, we have an entire page dedicated to brake pads and discs.

Master Cylinder

The master cylinder is a vital part of the braking system as it serves as the main valve through which brake fluid is channelled to the brake lines and onto the brake calipers which in turn, grip the brake pads which clamp onto the brake disc to bring a car to a halt.

A master cylinder controls the flow of brake fluid and so if there is a fault, the car will not be able to stop properly.

Brake Lines

Brake lines carry brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brake calipers. Brake lines are subject to deterioration from the result of rust damage and brake fluid leakage. If the brake lines break, then fluid cannot be carried to the brake calipers and you will not be able to stop your car. That is why it is so important to keep an eye on a drop in performance of your braking power as a reduction may highlight a problem with the brake lines.

Backing Plates

Backing plates hold brake discs in place and are what they are mounted upon. There is not a huge amount of problems when it comes to backing plates as the part is simply there to hold another part in place. The biggest issue could be that the part becomes dislodged from the result of an impact.

Handbrake repairs

The most common form of handbrake problems is when the handbrake cable snaps and a new one needs to be fitted. A new handbrake cable is not expensive and fitting the part is not a complex job so you should not have to pay a lot in labour.

If you think your handbrake is close to snapping, it is critical that you take your car to a garages as soon as possible. If you leave your car parked on an incline and the handbrake cable snaps while you are away from the vehicle, it could suddenly start rolling down a hill and pose a serious risk to pedestrians and other drivers.

The handbrake cable is made of metal and so, being exposed to the elements, will deteriorate over time. Rust may be a cause of the handbrake cable to weaken and snap.

One of the most obvious signs that your handbrake cable is close to snapping, is that the handbrake itself will pull up higher than usual.

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