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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

10,570

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Lucas

19 years of experience
840 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
Always on time, always professional, polite & CARES!
Lucas was awesome, he was very knowledgeable and worked quickly. Te end result was like new. If I need service on any of my vehicles Lucas is for sure my guy. First time using the service and Im glad I found it.

Charles

23 years of experience
10 reviews
Charles
23 years of experience
Easy, quick and knowledgable! Highly recommended and will be using his services in the future!

Michael

9 years of experience
17 reviews
Michael
9 years of experience
Great service technician!

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
He is very professional. He knows what he is doing. This is my third time using him and and each time he been excellent. He even walks you thru what he is doing while working on my truck. Matthew overall is a great mechanic and happy he is my mechanic as well.

Jason

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
15 years of experience
Jason went far and beyond what I could have expected! Do to an incorrectly assigned time for completion in the job I needed done, Jason did far more work then he knew was coming. I needed my PCV hose changed, and low and behold, my Mazda required the removal of the headers to get to the PCV hose. Without question, Jason handled his business and got it done. On top of that, he replaced my brake discs and pads, and on a request after he arrived, he went to the auto parts store and bought and replaced one of my headlights for me. Jason ended up working for 8 hours to get the job done. Then, after there was an issue with my power steering making noise after he worked on the car, he responded quickly and came out to my work to figure out and fix the issue. Jason did a great job, and I definitely recommend him to anyone needing work done. He will go above and beyond.

Tien

21 years of experience
892 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Great

Jeremy

18 years of experience
279 reviews
Jeremy
18 years of experience
Just does great work very knowledgeable

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
John showed up 15 min early with a smile on his face, showing that he truly enjoys what he does. I took care of some things inside and went back out 15 min later and he was just about done (front brake pads change). John was knowledgeable, friendly and most of all, professional. If you use this service, ask for John Conner by name. You will NOT be disappointed.

TJ

24 years of experience
338 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
TJ was excellent. He took the time to explain exactly what he was doing and up front with the whole process. The job went smoothly and I would definitely use his services again in the future. Definitely would recommend his services to others !!

Jacob

10 years of experience
269 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Jacob did an amazing job on my Audi. He was both professional and flexible with the work done. We couldn't find the wheel lock on my rim and he volunteered to reschedule our appointment the next day. Because of him, I'll continue to use yourmechanic.com.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Appling?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Appling. Our mechanics in Appling 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 Appling.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 $151 $55.19 $95.98 17% $184.19
2013 Chrysler Town & Country $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2014 Jeep Cherokee $162 $81.92 $79.99 14% $189.42
2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $209 $128.65 $79.99 11% $236.15
2009 Infiniti QX56 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2009 Jaguar XJR $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69

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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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