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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Dave

21 years of experience
303 reviews
Dave
21 years of experience
Dave arrived 5 minutes early, and started working immediately. On the estimate, it was noted that the service would take 1.5 hours. Dave was finished with all work in 40 minutes. I highly recommend his service, and will be using for everything in the future!
Excellent work done by Dave. He has excellent knowledge on what he is doing and explained in detail what the problem was and what he is fixing on the car. He gave us few tips on the car what needs to be done. I highly recommend him...

Lucas

19 years of experience
844 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
Lucas is a true professional. I always know I’m in good hands
Lucas saved me hundreds of dollars instead of going to the dealership. Highly recommended!

Luis

16 years of experience
189 reviews
Luis
16 years of experience
Great mechanic. Arrived promptly and performed the work timely and easy professionally. He did a great job. I would never hesitate to have him work on my car again and will recommend him to family and friends. Thank you.

Attila

17 years of experience
454 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Communicated well to keep me updated on progress and time. Very fast and efficient. Knowledgable of my brand of car and required maintenance

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
Great Service! Shaun was very professional and kept me at ease knowing the work would get done at his highest standards. Thank you again for working on my company vehicles. I know who to call next time my trucks needs help. Thank you,

Travis

10 years of experience
165 reviews
Travis
10 years of experience
On time, quick and good job. All in the blistering heat.

James

13 years of experience
17 reviews
James
13 years of experience
James did a great job and was super nice. He answered my questions and explained the repair well.

Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Rey once again went above and beyond to get my car fixed in a timely matter. Highly recommend to all! only thing I noticed is that my Service light is still on. Anyway to fix that now that it has been serviced? THANK YOU :)

Juan

8 years of experience
183 reviews
Juan
8 years of experience
Quick and professional

Travis

9 years of experience
88 reviews
Travis
9 years of experience
Travis was on time and completed service in a timely manner.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Middlesex?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500 $286 $205.97 $79.99 8% $313.47
2015 GMC Sierra 2500 HD $151 $55.19 $95.98 17% $184.19
2006 Saturn Vue $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2010 Acura TSX $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2011 Lexus IS250 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2004 BMW M3 $193 $112.89 $79.99 12% $220.39

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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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