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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

11,311

Rating Summary
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10,790
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Andrew

10 years of experience
569 reviews
Andrew
10 years of experience
Great
Professional and fast service. Will definitely use service again.

Ira

35 years of experience
259 reviews
Ira
35 years of experience
Ira was on time, in fact he was early which I appreciated. Professional, kind, and honest. Comes with everything he needs to do the job. Cleans behind himself. Works efficiently and quickly. Will request Ira for future jobs as well refer him to others.

Joe

42 years of experience
719 reviews
Joe
42 years of experience
Joe arrived early. I went with him to test drive my car. He worked on my car immediately afterward and replaced my brakes. The brakes work great now!

Jerry

7 years of experience
133 reviews
Jerry
7 years of experience
Perfect,on time,did job correct,highly Recommend!

David

27 years of experience
142 reviews
David
27 years of experience
I can't say enough how great David was! I originally booked an appointment for front brakes and rotors but after he looked at both the front and rear it was determined that the rear brakes had only 10% left and the rotors were worn, much worse than the front. He drove to Auto Zone and got the rear brake pads and rotors and came back and fixed them instead which saved me about $60 dollars. He was on time for the appointment, very professional, honest, knowledgable, and kept everything clean. I think I have found a mechanic for life and those are very hard to come by!!! My mechanic is great and I am so glad I found them. I've had horrific experiences at Meinke, Big O Tires (which told me I needed repair work that I didn't need) and the dealer (which costs a fortune). Thanks My Mechanic for your outstanding job, employees, and fair prices!

Scott

33 years of experience
356 reviews
Scott
33 years of experience
On time, courteous, and does a really nice job. Definitely can recommend Scott and his work.

Rigoberto

10 years of experience
724 reviews
Rigoberto
10 years of experience
Rigoberto was great. Changed rear brakes and rotors in no time and left garage clean.

Khoa

19 years of experience
375 reviews
Khoa
19 years of experience
He was great and on-time.

Dave

22 years of experience
303 reviews
Dave
22 years of experience

Cornelius

17 years of experience
51 reviews
Cornelius
17 years of experience
Great job


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Liberty?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2016 GMC Terrain $135 $55.45 $79.99 16% $162.95
2005 Buick Allure $129 $24.64 $103.98 21% $164.39
2007 Mazda B2300 $159 $55.45 $103.98 18% $195.20
2014 Acura ILX $151 $55.45 $95.98 17% $184.45
2013 BMW 750i xDrive $251 $154.63 $95.98 11% $283.63
2005 Chevrolet Corvette $149 $69.48 $79.99 15% $176.98

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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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