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Breck

Breck

18 years of experience
497 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Nissan Rogue - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Breck was outstanding! Professional, efficient and honest. I would highly recommend him and not only on time, but was early!
Audi A8 Quattro - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Spring, Texas
Breck was very nice and professional. He was on time and careful to provide clear updates as the work progressed. He also was kind enough to share his professional and honest opinion about work that needed and did not need to be done. I would definitely recommend him.
Quentin

Quentin

20 years of experience
213 reviews
Quentin
20 years of experience
Ford Flex - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Quentin was fantastic! Very skilled and knowledgable. I would like him to be my mechanic from you guys from now on.
Chrysler Town & Country - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Quentin was efficient and knowledgeable. The replacement took too long because the wrong brake pads were given to Quentin and he had to travel a distance to an O'Reilly's store who had the correct brake pads. Otherwise all went very well.
Maxwell

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Infiniti M37 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Spring, Texas
Maxwell is great. Will request him everytime. He has a passion about cars and about customer service.
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Maxwell did an awesome job! Showed up on time, explained what he was going to do and finished faster than I expected. Definitely will use his and your Mechanics services again. Only negative is they don't cover my area of montgomery but Maxwell said he would expand his area so I can book him to my home next time. Thanks again!
Fred

Fred

15 years of experience
308 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
Lexus IS250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Fred was excellent! The job quality was superb. He was very professional and very knowledgeable. Would recommend him for service!
Lexus ES330 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Spring, Texas
Humble person , soft spoken and knows his stuff because he kept it simple. He will do another service for my car. Best wishes
Robert

Robert

40 years of experience
232 reviews
Robert
40 years of experience
Ram 1500 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
He arrived on time, got right to work and even replaced the rotors that were not planned.. I will be using him again!!
Chrysler Town & Country - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
One of the best mechanics I have had the pleasure to work on my vehicle and know. Extremely competent, knowledgeable and personable.
Eliseo

Eliseo

10 years of experience
228 reviews
Eliseo
10 years of experience
Ram 1500 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Spring, Texas
Showed up right on time. Did my brakes and rotors in about 2 hours. Super nice guy. Awesome job.
Dodge Dart - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Spring, Texas
Great, work was done dast and even arrived before appointment time. Would highly recommend.
Nicholas

Nicholas

9 years of experience
302 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
Infiniti JX35 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Nick did an excellent job completing the front brake work on time. I rated Nick at 5 stars for completing the job quickly, explaining the entire scope of work that he performed & for being courteous.
Ruben

Ruben

14 years of experience
15 reviews
Ruben
14 years of experience
Kia Sedona - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Spring, Texas
Ruben contacted me the day before the appointment to double check on the work which needed to be done. He arrived on time the day of the scheduled appointment. He was professional, courteous and friendly. He did have to leave for a while to get a tool, but he cleared this with me before heading off to get it. He kept me informed on the progress of the service throughout the day. He also gave me some recommendations on what work still needs to be done. I didn't get the impression that he was trying to sell me services that I didn't need or want which is very important to me.
George

George

24 years of experience
55 reviews
George
24 years of experience
Nissan Murano - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Spring, Texas
This is the first time I have used YourMechanic.com services. Gorge Garren was the mechanic which did the repair on my car. George arrived in time, service done very professional, fast and reliable. Additionally during the services George proved a very polite person. I have received really helpful advices and suggestions. I am very pleased with the services , despite I have ordered some additional services, I was advised that there is no need of changes and the charges were reduced both as materials and timing spend. I do highly recommend his services and also Your Mechanic site. Well done George.
Keith

Keith

9 years of experience
16 reviews
Keith
9 years of experience
Chevrolet Cavalier - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Spring, Texas
Keith was initially scheduled to arrive at 2 PM. He called around 10:00 am and asked if he could make it at around 12:30 pm. I agreed and Keith arrived on time. I found him to be extremely professional, respectful, friendly and knowledgeable. He got to work immediately. As my car is a bit on the older side, it was a challenge to get some of the old parts removed and the new ones added, but that didn't seem to worry Keith in the slightest. He handled it all like a pro. I would definitely use Keith again. You should too, whether you have used Your Mechanic before or not.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Spring?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Hyundai Accent $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport $167 $55.19 $111.98 18% $205.69
2011 Mazda CX-7 $135 $55.19 $79.99 16% $162.69
2015 BMW 335i GT xDrive $334 $253.65 $79.99 7% $361.15
2010 Acura RL $149 $69.22 $79.99 15% $176.72
2009 Ford Mustang $162 $81.92 $79.99 14% $189.42

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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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