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YourMechanic Brake Pad Replacement Service in Alpharetta

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Number of Reviews

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Michael

15 years of experience
550 reviews
Michael
15 years of experience
Ram 1500 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Michael was great! Arrived on time, great demeanor and awesome work. Will definetly reach out for him in the future.
BMW 535i - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Michael is a great mechanic. He has always done great work on my cars. He clearly explains what he will do before and what he did after. I highly recommend ha services. -Dan

Tinashe

12 years of experience
338 reviews
Tinashe
12 years of experience
Dodge Durango - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Tinashe was very easy to work with and accommodating. Very friendly. The process in itself was very easy.
Lexus RX350 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Will request him every time. Easy to work with and honest

Mark

40 years of experience
77 reviews
Mark
40 years of experience
Toyota Sequoia - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
He was punctual, personable, and completed the work in a timely fashion. Everything is in working order. I would certainly have him back if any other issues were to arise.
Ford F-150 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Mark was great. I hope to get him every time I use YourMechanic.

Mahdi

9 years of experience
94 reviews
Mahdi
9 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz ML350 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
I would recommend him for sure and will likely have him back for other cars and work. Friendly, focused on the job.
Porsche Cayenne - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Completely candid here. We did have an issue with scheduling at first - Madhi did not have the part he needed for our car with him and as such we needed to reschedule. A bit frustrating as I had planned to work from home. HOWEVER, he was at our location the next day, prepared and ready. We were quoted more than $1,200 from dealership, $990 from another location and $690 from this site. We saved minimally $300 for brakes. They seem to be working great. Madhi was diligent, kind, polite and took great care of our vehicle. I could not be more satisified with his work.

Dan

38 years of experience
783 reviews
Dan
38 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Very knowledgeable. Definitely knows his stuff and welcomed my questions. Side note: I dub him "the most interesting mechanic in the world".
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Very polite, arrived on time and finished on time. Great guy.

Jose

14 years of experience
200 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience
Ford Mustang - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Jose was great, he was on time, actually early. I was the one running behind and he assured me that he would be waiting for me and was. He worked quickly and was very friendly. He is also very knowledgeable in his craft. I will recommend Jose to anyone.
Chevrolet Cobalt - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
He finished my repair quickly and even recommended other services that I would need in the future.

ROBERT

16 years of experience
28 reviews
ROBERT
16 years of experience
Infiniti FX35 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
He was very professional and he made me feel real comfortable using him to repair my brakes and I will definitely request him on my next job.

Sillia

17 years of experience
21 reviews
Sillia
17 years of experience
Toyota Sienna - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Sillia was quick and efficient, and showed me pictures of things on my car that needed attention. I felt informed about what needs to be done to my car, and what was done to my car. I will be definitely be coming Sillia again!

David

9 years of experience
19 reviews
David
9 years of experience
Toyota FJ Cruiser - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Alpharetta, Georgia
David was outstanding! He was on time and prompt for the appt. He filled me in on other aspects of what needed to be repaired or looked at. Very personable, I will be booking David again to work on my other vehicle.

Tung

15 years of experience
302 reviews
Tung
15 years of experience
GMC Yukon - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Did a great job today. The parts store had given me the wrong part and he allowed me to run back to swap for the correct part. Really appreciated that.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Alpharetta?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Alpharetta. Our mechanics in Alpharetta are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Alpharetta.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe $157 $60.54 $95.98 17% $189.54
2013 Volkswagen Jetta $136 $55.59 $79.99 16% $163.09
2014 Ford Transit Connect $152 $55.59 $95.98 17% $184.59
2005 Land Rover Range Rover $216 $136.42 $79.99 11% $243.92
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 $176 $95.79 $79.99 13% $203.29
2014 Porsche Panamera $561 $465.30 $95.98 5% $594.30

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Brake Pad Replacement Service

What are brake pads and how do they work?

Brake pads consist of friction material that is bonded to a sturdy steel backing plate. When you push on the brake pedal, the friction material on the brake pads is forced against the inner and outer surfaces of the steel brake rotor under tremendous pressure. The resulting friction causes the wheels on your car to slow rapidly allowing for a quick, safe and controlled stop. After thousands of miles, this friction material eventually wears away, and the brake rotor wears away as well, requiring replacement.

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When to replace brake pads?

Here are several indications that you need new brake pads:

  • Wear indicator on vehicle dashboard. When the friction material on the brake pads is worn to within 2 mm of the pad backing plate, replacement of the pads is necessary. Most newer cars today have electronics built into the brake pad. When the pad is at a point that it needs to be replaced, a symbol will appear on your vehicle dashboard’s instrument cluster. Consult your owner’s manual to learn what the symbol looks like.
  • High pitched squeal when braking. When the friction material on the pads is worn close to the backing plate, you may hear a squealing or squeaking noise as you drive regardless of whether you are applying the brakes or not. That squealing or squeaking noise is designed to make you aware that the brake pads are getting low and need to be inspected. If all of the friction material on the brake pad has been worn away, you will hear grinding and scraping noises when you apply the brakes. Pad replacement is mandatory at this point and the vehicle is unsafe to drive until corrected.
  • Brake pedal pulsation or vehicle vibration. Over time, brake rotors may develop excessive thickness variation (>.001 inches), excessive runout on the wheel hub (> .002 inches), or the brake rotor may warp due to high operating temperatures. If these defects exist, you may notice pulsation in the brake pedal or steering wheel during braking. New pads and rotor resurfacing or replacement will be required if the rotor has any of the above-mentioned deficiencies.
  • Vehicle pulling or wandering on braking. If your car pulls to the right or left during braking, that could be a sign of a sticking brake caliper, misalignment of the suspension, and sometimes tire defects or uneven tire inflation from side-to-side. The mechanic who inspects your vehicle will determine if new brake pads alone will resolve the issue or if other repairs are needed.
  • High mileage on existing pads. Regardless of whether any of the above brake system symptoms occur, every 10,000 miles a mechanic should measure the thickness of the remaining friction material on the brake pads and perform a thorough visual inspection of the braking system.
  • Brake system warning lights and/or maintenance reminder messages. Should your brake system warning light ever illuminates, or a brake system related maintenance reminder message appears in the driver information display, have your vehicle inspected and repaired as soon as possible.

How do mechanics replace brake pads?

Normally, pad replacement requires these steps:

  • Confirm the thickness of the remaining friction material on the brake pads. If the remaining friction material is less than 2 mm in thickness, pad replacement is warranted.
  • Visually inspect the brake rotor surface that contacts the pad (for scoring, pitting, grooves, rust) and measure the brake rotor with precision tools for thickness variation, run-out and warpage.
  • Inspect the caliper, torque plate, pads, and rotors to determine if the caliper is operating freely (i.e., inspect for stuck calipers).
  • Install new pads and any additional recommended components (e.g., rotors, if rotors depart from OEM specifications) only with customer approval of course.
  • Lubricate brake system components, such as caliper sliding pins, and inspect the condition of the brake fluid. Top off brake fluid as required.
  • Perform a basic 50 point safety inspection of your vehicle.
  • Finally, the mechanic will test drive your vehicle to confirm normal operation of the brake system.

Is it safe to drive with a brake pad problem?

Driving a vehicle with a known deficiency in the braking system is unsafe and consequently is not recommended. Worn out brake pads can increase stopping distances and so for your safety, it is always advised that worn out brake pads be replaced promptly. Further driving is not recommended and you should request service at your earliest convenience if any of the following circumstances exist: stopping distances are much greater than what you are accustomed to; the brake pedal is not firm or is low; there is loss of braking power assist; the vehicle pulls severely to one side on braking; or the brake system warning light is on.

If you detect unusual noises, such as squealing or grinding, but stopping distances are close to what you are used to, and the brake pedal is firm, and there are no warning lights, it may be safe to proceed to your destination but schedule service at your earliest convenience. When it comes to the brakes on your vehicle, always err on the side of caution and have a mechanic check your brake pads and braking system at the first indication of a problem.

When replacing brake pads keep in mind:

Brake pads must always be replaced as a set, that is both wheels (driver and passenger side) on an axle, front or rear, must be serviced. If brake pads on only one side of the car were replaced, your car might pull to one side when you apply the brakes. Often, resurfacing or replacement of the brake rotors is necessary and a competent mechanic will always measure for wear and damage to the brake rotors and advise you as to whether rotor replacement or re-surfacing is needed.

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