Brake

The National Mobile Brake Fitter

These policies form part of the contract (as specified in the Terms & Conditions) between you and Brakefit Mobile Ltd, in particular relating to Bookings.

Contracted Parties

A Booking represents a contract between you and Brakefit Mobile. By using the Website to request the services of Brakefit Mobile, you authorise Brakefit Mobile Ltd to enable the Mechanic to collect payments relating to the Booking via any payment methods you provide to us, including for any discretionary charges stated in this Agreement.

Obligations

Upon requesting Brakefit Mobile services you undertake that you will, subject to the subsequent acceptance of the request by the Mechanic, undertake to following obligations:

  • Ensure that the specified vehicle is at or near (within 50 meters) to the address specified in the Booking details, at the agreed time.
  • Provide the Mechanic with access to the vehicle for as long as is necessary to perform the service.
  • Ensure that your card details are valid and money is available to pay the mechanic immediately for the entire Booking value upon completion.
  • Make any information available that may affect the ability of the mechanic to complete the agreed services.
  • Respond to communications in a timely manner.

Extra Charges

These charges represent the amounts and circumstances under which extra charges may be incurred.

Additional Labour

In some instances additional labour may be required to allow the mechanic to carry out the contracted works, which fall outside the scope of the contracted works. Ie freeing seized calliper pistons or minor related repairs. On these occasions, and with prior agreement with the customer an additional hourly rate of £50ph (fifty pounds per hour) shall be applied. Brakefit mobile however reserve the right to decline these works if they are beyond the mobile capabilities of the attending technician and or limited by time

Late Cancellation, Late Rescheduling

£25 for cancelling/rescheduling with less than 24 hours’ notice before the earliest scheduled arrival time specified in the Booking details.

Extra-Late Cancellation, Extra-Late Rescheduling, Owner of Vehicle Not Home or Not in Attendance

£80 for cancelling/rescheduling after a Mechanic has started travelling to the location specified in the Booking details.

In-Progress Cancellation

When a Booking is cancelled after a Mechanic has started Work upon the specified Vehicle, you will be charged for any labour costs already incurred and parts already fitted, in addition to any labour costs incurred in restoring the Vehicle to its original state (if requested), and subject to our Minimum Labour Charge.

No Locking wheel nut available

If the Brakefit mobile attends and no locking wheel nut (where applicable) is available an extra late cancellation fee will be charged

Quotations

You agree that all quotations given by Brakefit Mobile Ltd shall be treated as estimates, and that the total cost of the Booking may differ from the quotation shown when submitting a request through the Website.

You accept that any prices given by Brakefit Mobile Ltd are based on a vehicle in good condition and under normal circumstances and that you may be charged for extra costs arising from any unexpected circumstances or the condition of the vehicle.

Additional Work

In the course of fulfilling the Booking, the Mechanic may suggest additional diagnostics, repairs or maintenance be carried out, and may provide an estimate for the additional cost of carrying out all or part of these additional services. By accepting this estimate you grant permission for the Booking to be amended to reflect this additional work and for payment to be collected for this work in the same manner as previously agreed.

Problem Diagnosis

Where you have requested for a problem to be diagnosed (a “Diagnostic Inspection”), you accept that a diagnosis may not always be possible within the duration specified in the Booking. In this case the Mechanic undertakes to report to you the outcomes of any checks performed, and advise you on the next steps. The Mechanic must obtain permission before incurring any additional, chargeable costs.

When the fault is diagnosed as a small repair which can be fixed without parts and within the labour time of the diagnostic, the Mechanic will carry out this repair at no extra cost.

Rescheduling

You may reschedule a Booking to another time and/or date. This may be done without charge when giving a minimum of 24 hours notice before the earliest scheduled arrival time specified in the Booking details. When less than 24 hours notice is given, we reserve the right to make Late Rescheduling and Extra-Late Rescheduling charges (as specified under “Extra Charges”) on behalf of a Mechanic at our sole discretion.

Cancellations

You have the right to cancel a Booking without charge when giving a minimum of 24 hours notice before the earliest scheduled arrival time specified in the Booking details. When less than 24 hours notice is given, we reserve the right to make Late Cancellation, Extra-Late Cancellation and In-Progress Cancellation charges (as specified under “Extra Charges”) on behalf of a Mechanic at our sole discretion.

Forced Cancellations

If after arriving on site, having made reasonable efforts that would not incur further chargeable costs, the Mechanic is unable to carry out any services for reasons beyond his control, then the Booking will be cancelled and we reserve the right to make Extra-Late Cancellation or In-Progress Cancellation charges (as specified under “Extra Charges”). Possible reasons include, but are not limited to: your failure to meet your obligations under this Agrement; the requested services are not suitable for the vehicle; you have provided incorrect information that affects the labour or parts required.

Misdiagnosis of Problem

After arriving on site the Mechanic may express an opinion to you that the requested services may not lead to your intended outcome (a "Misdiagnosis"), and may suggest alternate services such as further repairs or diagnosis. In this circumstance you may choose to either:

  • Instruct the Mechanic to continue carrying out the requested services unaltered, or
  • Accept the Mechanic's suggestion to alter the Booking, on the understanding that if the Mechanic is unable to carry out any services as a result of this alteration, you will be liable for an Extra-Late Rescheduling Charge, or
  • Instruct the Mechanic to cancel the booking without carrying out any services, in which case the ordinary cancellation policies apply (see "Cancellation").

Alterations

At our sole discretion, we may allow you to add, remove, or otherwise alter the details of a Booking without charge. Brakefit Mobile Ltd reserves the right to decline your requested alterations, with the Booking details and terms remaining unaffected.

Observation of Work

Please be aware that you enter the work area at your own risk. You should always maintain a safe distance when observing the work and follow any instructions given by the mechanic. You accept that you are not covered by your mechanic's liability insurance to be in the vicinity of a car being worked on, and as such are not insured against any personal injury or damage that may result from being there.

Local Conditions

If the Brakefit Mobile mechanic deems the location is unsuitable or weather conditions dictate that it is not safe for the technician to conduct any work or the service could not reasonably be carried out to the required standards, Brakefit mobile reserve the right to re-arrange an appointment accordingly. In these instances you as the consumer will be given enough notice as practicably possible.

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