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4.9/5

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Brett

Brett

7 years of experience
167 reviews
Brett
7 years of experience
Bret completed the job quicker than the estimated time. He was courteous and friendly as well!
Brett showed on time and performed the work in a timely manner. He also recommended other services that were in line with what other service shops recommend. I had my front brake and rotors replaced
Eric

Eric

9 years of experience
222 reviews
Eric
9 years of experience
Eric is the man! Was early to the appointment, didn't complain about working outside in the blistering heat, and got the job done within the estimated timeframe. Very kind, very professional... We would definitely hire Eric again, specifically, to work on our car.
Kenneth

Kenneth

17 years of experience
374 reviews
Kenneth
17 years of experience
One of the best I have met, clearly explained everything to me, (female), showed me what was going on with my car and how it should be corrected. Met my husband and also kept him informed of what he was doing to correct the problem. It's too bad he had to correct work another mechanic had done. He should have been assigned to do it the first time. He was on time, left the area clean and I couldn't ask for a better mechanic. Will ask for him next time for my other vehicle.
Fadi

Fadi

18 years of experience
74 reviews
Fadi
18 years of experience
Couldn't be more pleased!!! Honest, on time, friendly, fast service, attention to detail, and very knowledgable.
Jose

Jose

14 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience
Jose was on time and quick to replace the front brake pads on my Mitsubishi. I would highly recommend him and this service for anyone wanting to avoid a costly and time consuming event at a typical shop. Jose is my future "go to guy" for any repairs. Thanks Jose!
Andrew

Andrew

23 years of experience
113 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
Knowledgeable, timely, very professional!
Logan

Logan

46 years of experience
81 reviews
Logan
46 years of experience
Logan was awesome. On time, fixes my break pads quickly and got the job done right. Highly recommend.
Peter

Peter

18 years of experience
23 reviews
Peter
18 years of experience
Peter was on time, courteous, and did great work. I like that there were no hidden fees.
Ryan

Ryan

15 years of experience
62 reviews
Ryan
15 years of experience
Ryan did a great job. He is very qualified and ready to answer any questions you may have. Did only the work requested, while at the same time provided recommendations for future work that will need to be done with no "hard sell" pressure to do it now. I was concerned that this "experiment" (first time using a service like this) was going to be a fiasco, but am pleased to say that it was anything but. It was great and I will certainly be using this service, and Ryan in particular for future car maintenance services.
Robert

Robert

24 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
24 years of experience


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in New Market?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $159 $55.19 $103.98 18% $194.94
2012 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $159 $55.19 $103.98 18% $194.94
2012 Ferrari 458 Italia $141 $60.96 $79.99 16% $168.46
2015 Mercedes-Benz C400 $233 $152.70 $79.99 10% $260.20
2005 Audi A4 Quattro $176 $95.74 $79.99 13% $203.24
2005 Porsche 911 $263 $183.31 $79.99 9% $290.81

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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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