Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office in Battle Ground.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

10,570

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Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Super friendly he's always on time and early they estimate it will take two and a half hours and got to go in an hour and a half after that. Third time we had him come out. every time I they assign us a new person we request Chris. Hes stand-up guy on it we'll continue to use him.
Great fast service, I walked to my office for a few minutes when I returned he was already finishing up the second tire.

Manuel

30 years of experience
270 reviews
Manuel
30 years of experience

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience

Christopher

15 years of experience
32 reviews
Christopher
15 years of experience
The process was extremely simple. Christopher did an excellent job on my brakes and even made a run to the parts store as needed. I would highly recommend Christopher and the Your Mechanoc service..

Eladio

8 years of experience
119 reviews
Eladio
8 years of experience
He was very nice and explained what he did and explained what else needed to be done and why! I appreciate the excellent service!

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
This is my first time using yourmechanic,but my experience with them is excellent.Not only about the price but also my machenician Choeuns, he is nice and on time especially go over and beyond to help.During an inspection, he found that my car was missing lug nut on the wheel with I never pay attention, he called and tried to find the nearest store to sell it.Then he went with me to buy this and put it in evethough my service is only replace a front brake.He cares about your safety.I would recomend him to all my friends.Now I know I have a good hand on my car whenever I need it. Thanks Choeuns

Joel

19 years of experience
737 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel is a great mechanic and friendly guy. He was on time and did a great job. Knows a ton about different cars and how to fix them. Thanks!

James

29 years of experience
475 reviews
James
29 years of experience
Prompt and professional

Mike

20 years of experience
53 reviews
Mike
20 years of experience
On time provided excellent customer service. Did job without hesitation. Very satisfied??

Johnathan

24 years of experience
6 reviews
Johnathan
24 years of experience
Very nice guy and quality work. Gave me a great first yourmechanic experience and I will for sure go through him for future repairs.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Battle Ground?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ford Transit-350 $186 $89.81 $95.98 15% $218.81
2008 Pontiac G6 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2004 Toyota Highlander $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2010 Mercedes-Benz GL550 $180 $76.27 $103.98 16% $216.02
2015 Audi Q5 $167 $71.37 $95.98 16% $200.37
2009 Jaguar XJR $279 $199.33 $79.99 8% $306.83

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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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