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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Rigoberto

9 years of experience
695 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
I just made it home, from what I've been told he did a wonderful job! I'll driven the car and the brakes seem to be working properly!
Did a great job! Showed up on time (earlier than expected). Was very friendly and very professional. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to get service work on their car.

Kenneth

18 years of experience
483 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
I trust him. With a mechanic that is everything.

Chris

34 years of experience
13 reviews
Chris
34 years of experience
Quick efficient and friendly! Quote was for pads only. I new I may need rotars because my breaks were grinding metal to metal. Chris had the parts and I had him do the complete job. Paid a little more than the quote but still much less than any quote I got here in the Beverly Hills area. Repair has a 12 month or 12,000 mile warranty so that should cover me in case I have even an issue. My wife needs brakes soon so good chance I’ll be calling Chris again.

Jose

8 years of experience
45 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
Jose has completed two services on my car and I will continue to only use him. He is fast, professional, knowledgeable, and most importantly he really makes the entire concept of maintenance comfortable and approachable. There is no pressure, no run-around, and he is very good at identifying possible issues down the line and giving you a reasonable time frame to complete the work. I'm sold! No more auto shops for me!

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience

Nicholas

15 years of experience
344 reviews
Nicholas
15 years of experience
Great as always

Emanuel

14 years of experience
45 reviews
Emanuel
14 years of experience
I am very happy what he did, very professional and strong problem solving ability

Jerome

22 years of experience
394 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Was very late

David

32 years of experience
65 reviews
David
32 years of experience
David showed up on time and was really friendly. He got to work right away and completed in a reasonable amount of time. He replaced he rear brake shoes and pads, but informed me that he would also have to replace the drums as well, on a different day, which makes sense, because the last time i touched the rear brakes was in 2010. I'll submit another rating after the job is complete. but so far so good. Thanks David.

Patrick

31 years of experience
1023 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Patrick is an outstanding mechanic! He is always professional and on time. I consider him My Mechanic from Your Mechanic.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Beverly Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Ford Flex $151 $55.19 $95.98 17% $184.19
2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 $151 $55.19 $95.98 17% $184.19
2006 Dodge Magnum $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2006 Infiniti Q45 $149 $69.22 $79.99 15% $176.72
2012 Infiniti G37 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2014 Porsche Boxster $231 $135.26 $95.98 12% $264.26

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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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