Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office in Hanover.

Our mobile technicians offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a Brake Pads Replacement.
Learn More

$124.62 - $450.29

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a Brake Pads Replacement.
Learn More



Recent Brake Pad Replacement reviews in Hanover

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Brake Pad Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

10,887

Rating Summary
10,377
326
67
33
84
10,377
326
67
33
84

Brian

22 years of experience
95 reviews
Brian
22 years of experience
Friendly and professional Very knowledgeable
Quick, fast, and easy. Brian even went out of his way to indentify a slow leak in my one tire. He found a nail and even marked it for me.

Sam

13 years of experience
123 reviews
Sam
13 years of experience
Sam was on time and got the job done -- he even inspected for other things that I may want to keep and eye on or review in the future. Great experience - cost was under all bids that I got from shops in my area. Will use him again. I highly recommend him.
Sam was awesome! I needed my front brakes changed. He looked at the rotors and immediately let me know that the driver's side hardware also needed replaced. He clearly explained the issue: what it looked like and what it SHOULD look like (a big difference!). He was very easy to get along with and quite patient. He knocked out the whole job in no time. Sam did a fantastic job all around. If I owned a garage, stationary or mobile, Sam's level of professionalism and friendliness would definitely be the bar! Thanks again, Sam!!!

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Excellent service. I will continually request Brandon to work on my vehicle. his knowledge is amazing and his skill is just as great. he performed all my maintenance and went above and beyond the normal duties. I will definitely recommend him again.
Brandon was skilled and very knowledgeable. Service was completed very quickly.

Joe

13 years of experience
359 reviews
Joe
13 years of experience
Good experience!

Cary

25 years of experience
92 reviews
Cary
25 years of experience
Cary is an excellent mechanic. He was professional and punctual. Great job!!

Scott

34 years of experience
600 reviews
Scott
34 years of experience
Excellent

Rodric

12 years of experience
338 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
He was great! He showed up early , explained thoroughly, and was very knowledgeable.

Mitchel

22 years of experience
217 reviews
Mitchel
22 years of experience
Was great, professional and got the job done! Would recommend him and would want him to service my vehicle in the future.

Deane

9 years of experience
276 reviews
Deane
9 years of experience
Deane meacnnical skills services are awesome and very nice person

Ricardo

12 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
Ricardo came to my residence and completed abrake job on my Dodge Avenger. He did an excellent job and has been recommended to others. For the first time, this was a very positive experience.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Hanover?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe $152 $55.55 $95.98 17% $184.55
2009 Honda Element $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2008 Kia Amanti $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2006 BMW X5 $166 $85.85 $79.99 14% $193.35
2009 Audi Q7 $154 $73.97 $79.99 15% $181.47
2004 Porsche 911 $1115 $1035.26 $79.99 2% $1142.76

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


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.

Brakes-Service

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.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com