Brake Pad Replacement
If you're Brake warning light is on or your brakes are Screeching it would indicate your pads need replacement.
If you have had our 30 – point brake check carried out which indicates you need your brake pads replacing or you are noticing any of the below symptoms from your vehicle then we recommend having your brake pads replaced sooner rather than later. Having your brake pads replaced at the first sign that they are worn will not only extend the life of the other brake components such as the discs avoiding costly repairs but will also keep you safe.
At Brakefit mobile we only use quality branded parts and all our work including parts are guaranteed against defect for 1 year from fitting
What are the signs my brake pads require replacing?
|Screeching or unusual noises|
|Vibration at the brake pedal or steering wheel|
|ABS warning light remains illuminated|
|Brake warning light remains illuminated|
|Vehicle pulls to one side when braking|
|Brake pedal is close to the floor|
|Vehicle takes a long time to stop or brakes feel less responsive|
|Brakes are sticking or jerking|
|Burning smell when braking|
|Brakes feel spongy or soft when the brake pedal is pressed|
|Brakes feel hard or non-responsive|
What does Brake Pad replacement include?
|Carry out the Brakefit mobile 30 - point comprehensive brake inspection to assess the full braking system (only if not already been carried out)|
|Inspect the brake disc surface that contacts the pad (for scoring, pitting, grooves, rust) and measure the disc with precision tools for thickness variation, run-out and warpage|
|Inspect the calliper, torque plate, pads, and discs to determine if the calliper is operating freely (i.e., inspect for stuck callipers)|
|Install new pads and any included recommended components such as anti chatter clips etc|
|Lubricate brake system components, such as calliper sliding pins, and inspect the condition of the brake fluid. Top off brake fluid as required|
|Carry out a visual sanity check of all newly installed components|
|Reset where appropriate any dashboard wear indicators/ warning lights|
|Test drive the vehicle to confirm normal operation of the brake system|
How does it work?
- One of our specialist brake technicians will visit you at your chosen time and location be that at home or work
- We will replace your brake pads and inspect the rest of the braking system for correct operation
- Carefully document and issue a comprehensive report giving you full details of the condition of your braking system and the repair that’s been carried out