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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

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Edmar

20 years of experience
132 reviews
Edmar
20 years of experience
Infiniti FX35 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
Awesome work . Very courteous and helpful. Did a clean job . Would recommend him to my friends and anyone .
Honda CR-V - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
I am completely satisfied on the job performed by Edmar , I would definitely recommend him for my friends, appreciate your help on fixing my car.

Steven

19 years of experience
200 reviews
Steven
19 years of experience
Infiniti G35 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
Steven did a great job on my rear brakes & rotors. I will be booking him again soon for my front brakes!
Ford Expedition - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
2nd time using him and did excellent work. He is fast, professional, and efficient. I didn't use to trust mechanics but glad to know I can trust him with my truck.

Donald

7 years of experience
56 reviews
Donald
7 years of experience
Lincoln MKX - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Irving, Texas
Donald is a fantastic mechanic! He answered all the questions I had about the fitting of my brakes and the parts involved. Highly recommended!!!
Honda Fit - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
Great job and an awesome dude. No BS.

Vaughan

9 years of experience
92 reviews
Vaughan
9 years of experience
Dodge Journey - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
This the second time Vaughn serviced my vehicle and he was consistent with his services. He took care of everything in a timely fashion without any problems.
Suzuki Grand Vitara - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
GReat!

Toby

8 years of experience
100 reviews
Toby
8 years of experience
Mitsubishi Mirage - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
Toby was very knowledgeable and professional! He's a very kind person and I would definitely hire him again in the future.
Chrysler Town & Country - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT HIS CHOSEN CRAFT! PERSONABLE AND POLITE . EVERYTHING YOU WOULD WANT IN A SERVICE PERSON . THANKS EDDIE ERVIN

Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E350 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
This was my first time using this service and was not sure what to expect. I booked Carlos to change my front brake pads and was going to have him change the back brake pads as well since I already purchased the parts. He came out and checked my entire brake system and told me that I still had 80% left on the back brake pads and there was no reason to change it at this time, but the front pads should be changed. Carlos was professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and honest. He cleaned up after he finished and it didnt look like he was even there after he was done. I will be purchasing a car in December and I will definitely be using Carlos for the pre-inspection. This guy is awesome, definitely recommend him!!!
Nissan Altima - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Irving, Texas
Carlos is very knowledgeable and very good at explaining what needed to be done, very friendly and just a joy to have work on my car, I'm recommending him to everyone I know!

Travis

10 years of experience
165 reviews
Travis
10 years of experience
Nissan Altima - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
Travis is very professional and gentle. Conducts his work better than expectations.
Dodge Challenger - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Irving, Texas
Very polite and very knowledgeable! Will book again!

Jacob

10 years of experience
265 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Hyundai Azera - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Irving, Texas
I'm very pleased to review my recent experience with Jacob. Jacob replaced brake pads and rotors on both front and rear with my Power Stop parts and he did a test drive and answered my questions. He did an excellent job. I have couple of minor repairs to do and going to pick Jacob again. I will no longer be going back to dealerships... :)

Keith

24 years of experience
229 reviews
Keith
24 years of experience
Acura TL - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Irving, Texas
First time using this service, and Keith was great! Friendly, professional, timely and got the job done fast. I had originally scheduled to have all of my brake pads and rotors replaced - he pointed out that my 2 front rotors actually didn't need to be replaced, so he saved me some money too. This guy knows his stuff, he'll give it to you straight, no BS and none of that pressure for a bunch of extra expensive stuff that's typical of a lot of car repair shops & dealerships.

Jacob

10 years of experience
45 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Lexus IS250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Irving, Texas
Jacob certainly went the extra mile to make sure I got what I paid for! He was professional, courteous and friendly. Highly recommended. Super nice guy!


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Irving?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Chevrolet Volt $165 $69.22 $95.98 16% $198.22
2010 Dodge Dakota $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2011 Volkswagen GTI $175 $55.19 $119.98 19% $216.44
2013 Mercedes-Benz E400 $212 $131.67 $79.99 11% $239.17
2013 BMW 320i $199 $111.26 $87.98 13% $229.51
2007 Jaguar Vanden Plas $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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