Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office in Neptune Beach.

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$112.98 - $434.14

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Number of Reviews

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Damian

Damian

8 years of experience
255 reviews
Damian
8 years of experience
Damien was on time and completed the work quickly, faster than I had anticipated.
Damian was excellent. He arrived got to work and was done very quickly. He checked my car over and reviewed what he had done.
Chris

Chris

19 years of experience
1240 reviews
Chris
19 years of experience
A true master mechanic - Chris IS the Best!
As always a perfect experience.
Andrew

Andrew

8 years of experience
394 reviews
Andrew
8 years of experience
Andrew was on time, prepared and knowledgeable. He took acre of the project and gave me some good advice. Absolutely satisfied with the whole experience. Mycar felt better and performed better after his services. Thank you! Good Job!
Andrew is the consummate professional. He couldn't have been on time more if he lived next door. Polite, nice, explained everything. Was done early and found ways to fix rather than replace to save money. Great service. Great mechanic.
Krystal

Krystal

14 years of experience
68 reviews
Krystal
14 years of experience
Awesome! She knew everything and was very good! Check out the yelp review also!
Trung

Trung

9 years of experience
397 reviews
Trung
9 years of experience
I was totally impressed with Trung. He showed up on time and first inspected the brakes to determine the work that needed to be performed. He recommended not to do the back but do the front. He pointed out also potential issues down the line but did not try to sell. His work was outstanding and he even tightened the parking brake without even asking. The entire user experience was off the chart. The best of it all it was done at my house and price was lower than estimated
Charles

Charles

14 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
14 years of experience
On time, polite, professional. Excellent service and communication skills. Will definitely hire again!
Patrick

Patrick

12 years of experience
254 reviews
Patrick
12 years of experience
Honest and knowledgeable. Would recommend 100%!
Jonathan

Jonathan

19 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
19 years of experience
Today is cold cold cold! Jonathan's great! He was here in timely manner and provided his usually great service. I really appreciate his hard work, especially on such a chilly day. Thank you!
Ira

Ira

33 years of experience
241 reviews
Ira
33 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.
William

William

30 years of experience
69 reviews
William
30 years of experience
William was early, had a great attitude, and the job was complete in not time, great job.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Neptune Beach?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 GMC Savana 1500 $167 $55.19 $111.98 18% $205.69
2005 Volvo V50 $168 $88.29 $79.99 14% $195.79
2008 Chrysler 300 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2014 BMW 528i $304 $208.23 $95.98 9% $337.23
2010 BMW 760Li $307 $202.70 $103.98 10% $342.45
2004 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG $241 $160.60 $79.99 10% $268.10

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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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